Research Help

Librarians and Disciplinary Specialists can help you...

  • articulate your research question or topic
  • effectively search library databases
  • understand the process and techniques for conducting a thorough literature review
  • find and access primary sources and data sets
  • understand issues of authority in the sources you choose to support your argument
  • learn to use research guides
  • conduct historical research through online archives and special collections

Meet with a Specialist (Browse by Discipline)

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American Studies

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Dale Ann Stieber, MLIS

Special Collections Librarian/College Archivist

Email: dstieber@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1353

Arabic Studies

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

Art and Art History

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Helena de Lemos

Special Collections Instruction + Research Librarian

Email: hdelemos@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1443

Biochemistry

Lilly Eluvathingal, Ph.D.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences

Email: leluvathinga@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 222

Biology

Lilly Eluvathingal, Ph.D.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences

Email: leluvathinga@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 222

Cris Sevilla-Pappas

Resource Acquisitions Specialist

Email: msevillapapp@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2965

Black Studies

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Dale Ann Stieber, MLIS

Special Collections Librarian/College Archivist

Email: dstieber@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1353

Chemistry

Lilly Eluvathingal, Ph.D.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences

Email: leluvathinga@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 222

Chinese Studies

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

Classical Studies

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

Cognitive Science

Lilly Eluvathingal, Ph.D.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences

Email: leluvathinga@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 222

Cris Sevilla-Pappas

Resource Acquisitions Specialist

Email: msevillapapp@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2965

Computer Science

Lilly Eluvathingal, Ph.D.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences

Email: leluvathinga@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 222

Core Program/CSP

Diego Coaguila

First Year Experience & Student Success Librarian

Email: dcoaguila@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-341-4129

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Lilly Eluvathingal, Ph.D.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences

Email: leluvathinga@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 222

CSLC

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

CTSJ

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

DWA

Jacob Alden Sargent, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Instruction & Research

Email: sargent@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2942

Darren Hall, MLIS

Academic Technology Specialist

Email: dhall@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2946

East Asia Studies

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

Economics

Jacob Alden Sargent, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Instruction & Research

Email: sargent@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2942

Darren Hall, MLIS

Academic Technology Specialist

Email: dhall@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2946

English

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

French Studies

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

Geology

Lilly Eluvathingal, Ph.D.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences

Email: leluvathinga@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 222

German Studies

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

Group Languages

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

History

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Helena de Lemos

Special Collections Instruction + Research Librarian

Email: hdelemos@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1443

Anne Mar

Assistant College Archivist & Metadata Specialist

Email: amar@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1487

Japanese Studies

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

Kinesiology

Lilly Eluvathingal, Ph.D.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences

Email: leluvathinga@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 222

Cris Sevilla-Pappas

Resource Acquisitions Specialist

Email: msevillapapp@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2965

Latino/a & Latin American Studies

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Helena de Lemos

Special Collections Instruction + Research Librarian

Email: hdelemos@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1443

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

Linguistics

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

Math

Lilly Eluvathingal, Ph.D.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences

Email: leluvathinga@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 222

Media Arts and Culture

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Dale Ann Stieber, MLIS

Special Collections Librarian/College Archivist

Email: dstieber@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1353

Helena de Lemos

Special Collections Instruction + Research Librarian

Email: hdelemos@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1443

Music

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Philosophy

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Physics

Lilly Eluvathingal, Ph.D.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences

Email: leluvathinga@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 222

Politics

Jacob Alden Sargent, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Instruction & Research

Email: sargent@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2942

Darren Hall, MLIS

Academic Technology Specialist

Email: dhall@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2946

Psychology

Lilly Eluvathingal, Ph.D.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences

Email: leluvathinga@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 222

Cris Sevilla-Pappas

Resource Acquisitions Specialist

Email: msevillapapp@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2965

Religious Studies

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Helena de Lemos

Special Collections Instruction + Research Librarian

Email: hdelemos@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1443

Russian Studies

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

Sociology

Jacob Alden Sargent, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Instruction & Research

Email: sargent@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2942

Darren Hall, MLIS

Academic Technology Specialist

Email: dhall@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2946

Spanish Studies

Yovanna Cifuentes-Goodbody, M.Ed., MSc.

Language Education Specialist

Email: mcifuentes@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1366

Special Collections & Archives

Helena de Lemos

Special Collections Instruction + Research Librarian

Email: hdelemos@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1443

Dale Ann Stieber, MLIS

Special Collections Librarian/College Archivist

Email: dstieber@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1353

Anne Mar

Assistant College Archivist & Metadata Specialist

Email: amar@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1487

Theater

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223

Dale Ann Stieber, MLIS

Special Collections Librarian/College Archivist

Email: dstieber@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-1353

UEP

Jacob Alden Sargent, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Instruction & Research

Email: sargent@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2942

Darren Hall, MLIS

Academic Technology Specialist

Email: dhall@oxy.edu

Phone Number: 323-259-2946

Writing & Rhetoric

Sam Alfrey, MLIS

Instruction + Research Specialist for Arts and Humanitites

Email: salfrey@oxy.edu

Office Number: Academic Commons 223