Jean McLaughlin is the Honors College/Reference Assessment Librarian at the University at Albany. She earned her M.S. in Library and Information Science from Drexel University and has worked in health sciences and academic libraries. As Honors College Librarian, Ms. McLaughlin provides reference services, group and one-on-one instruction to honors students, and consultation with professors teaching honors courses.
Take advantage of the services available through your Honors College Librarian
Scheduled activities related to developing research skills. (These are advertised on the Honors College Events Calendar.)
- University Libraries orientation and tour.
- Locating and using databases and scholarly journals.
Individual or small group instruction.
Meet with the Honors College Librarian for a 30 - 60 minute session to start your research and during an assignment or project to find more resources or to learn new search techniques.
Consultation with honors professors about honors courses
- Professors are encouraged to contact the Honors Librarian about in-class and in-library research instruction.
- Professors are encouraged to request assistance in locating research or instructional materials. Suggestions for creating Web-based or other resources for course support are welcomed.
Library questions and requests. The Honors College Librarian can answer policy questions and troubleshoot problems encountered in the library. If you have suggestions for library service or resource improvements, both hardcopy and electronic, specific to honors college programs and student research, please let Ms. McLaughlin know.
Contact the Honors College Librarian