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McGraw-Page Library: Research Help

Faculty Support; Instructional Design; Instructional technology; information literacy; teaching resources; faculty research support

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Use the chat box on the right of this page to ask the librarian on duty. The chat service is available Monday – Thursday, 9:00am — 5:00pm and Fridays 9:00am — 1:00pm. When the box says "We're available!" we really are!

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Schedule an appointment with the library staff person who specializes in the area you are researching. Find your subject librarian from the list below, or view an A – Z list by subject area.

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Specialist Contact Information Subjects Covered
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Tim Berge


Phone: (804) 752-3713

Office: First Floor


Subject Librarian for: ENGL 185, General Research
Nancy Falciani White

Dr. Nancy Falciani-White


Phone: (804)752-7256

Office: First Floor

Subject Librarian for: Classics, English, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Physician Assistant, Theatre
Laurie Preston

Prof. Laurie Preston


Phone: (804)752-4718

Office: First Floor

Subject Librarian for: Anthropology, Archaeology, Astronomy/Astrophysics, Biology, Black Studies, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Economics/Business, Education (Library Resources), Engineering, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, International Studies, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Physics. Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women's Studies
Lynda Wright

Prof. Lynda Wright


Phone: (804)752-4712

Office: First Floor


Prof. Wright is on sabbatical August 2021-January 2022.

Prof. Falciani-White will provide research support during that time. You can contact Prof. Falciani-White at or can schedule an appointment above.

Subject Librarian for: Arts, Asian Studies, History, Religious Studies

Lily Zhang

Prof. Lily Zhang


Phone: (804)752-3216

Office: First Floor

Specialist for: Instructional Design; Blended Learning & Digital pedagogy; Research tools & technology support

Subject Specialists

Specialists by Subject (August 2021)

Anthropology Laurie Preston x4718
Archaeology Laurie Preston x4718
Arts Nancy Falciani-White x7256
Asian Studies Nancy Falciani-White x7256
Astronomy/Astrophysics Laurie Preston x4718
Biology Laurie Preston x4718
Black Studies Laurie Preston x4718
Chemistry Laurie Preston x4718
Classics Nancy Falciani-White x7256
Communication Studies Laurie Preston x4718
Computer Science Laurie Preston x4718
Economics / Business Laurie Preston x4718
Education (Library Research) Laurie Preston x4718
Education (Instructional Technology) Lily Zhang x3216
Engineering Laurie Preston x4718
English Nancy Falciani-White x7256
Environmental Studies Laurie Preston x4718
Film Studies Laurie Preston x4718
History Nancy Falciani-White x7256
International Studies Laurie Preston x4718
Mathematics Laurie Preston x4718
Modern Languages Laurie Preston x4718
Music Nancy Falciani-White x7256
Nursing Nancy Falciani-White x7256
Philosophy Nancy Falciani-White x7256
Physics Laurie Preston x4718
Political Science Laurie Preston x4718
Psychology Laurie Preston x4718
Physician Assistant Program Nancy Falciani-White x7256
Religious Studies Nancy Falciani-White x7256
R-MC Staff Nancy Falciani-White x7256
Sociology Laurie Preston x4718
Theatre Nancy Falciani-White x7256
Women's Studies Laurie Preston x4718