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Virtual Tour of the Mark O. Hatfield Library (2:34 mins)


This video provides a brief tour of the highlighted collections and services of the Mark O. Hatfield Library and Archives and Special Collections.

Search the Catalog (4:01 mins)


Learn how to use the catalog to search for books, articles, videos, and more through Summit, our regional lending system, and locally from Willamette. Additional info is available on the Library Catalogs page.

Locating Scholarly Articles (4:11 mins)


Find out how to search for scholarly articles within EbscoHost's Academic Search Complete database, as well as other useful tips that will help you become a more efficient researcher. Additional info is available on the Popular vs. Scholarly page.

Citation Tools at WU (3:04 mins)


Learn tools that will make citing resources much easier when using the library catalog, library databases, and Google Scholar.  Also discover, Zotero, a free resource for managing citations/bibliographic data. Additional information is available on the Why Cite Sources page.

Your Librarian

John Repplinger

Research Consult Appt.


My Specialties: Archaeology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Exercise & Health Sciences, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Science (General)

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What librarians can do for you...

Subject librarians are here to help with your research!

You can set up an individual research consultation with a subject librarian for research help. Here are a few other things that we can do for you:

- Show you the best places to begin your research.

- Help you develop effective search strategies.

- Locate the information you need within our library.

- Obtain books, articles, cds, etc. from other libraries.

- Find additional information from citation lists/bibliographies.

- Judge the quality & reliability of information.

- Use information ethically (e.g. plagiarism).

- Cite information correctly (e.g. APA style).

- Demonstrate how to use citation resources.

- Tell the difference between various literature types.

- Determine whether something is peer-reviewed.

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Willamette University Libraries

Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street.
Salem Oregon 97301
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511 NW Broadway.
Portland Oregon 97209