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Articles, Books & More Search Tips: Search Tips

Choose your Affiliated Library

Welcome to our Search Tips web page, where you can find information on how to search all University of Rochester library resources easily and effectively.

For a more targeted experience, choose your affiliated Library: 

If you are interested in in-depth guidance on how to find information focused on a particular discipline or topic, choose the appropriate Subject Librarian below:

Librarians at River Campus Libraries

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Librarians at Miner Library

Linda Hasman- Research & Clinical Services
Title: Assistant Director
Phone Number: 275-3399 
Liaison for: Anesthesiology, PACU/Same Day Surgery, Surgery, Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Public Health Sciences, and Infectious Disease.

Angela Dixon
Title: Senior Liaison Librarian
Phone Number: 275-6943 
Liaison for: Imaging Sciences, Orthopedics and Center for Musculoskeletal Research, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Urology, and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.

Daniel Castillo
Title: Liaison Librarian
Phone Number: 275-6873 
Liaison for: Otolaryngology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Radiation Oncology, Hematology, Oncology/Cancer Center, Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology, Endocrinology, and Chaplaincy Services.

Darcey Mulligan
Title: Liaison Librarian
Phone Number: 276-7094 
Liaison for: School of Nursing (SON), Psychiatry, Nursing Education, Nursing Methods Office, Nursing Leadership Institute, Council of Nursing Education, Monroe Community Hospital, Palliative Care, Social Work/Patient and Family Centered Care, Legal Affairs (Office of Counsel), and UR Ventures.

Elizabeth Grace
Title: Head-Collections & Systems
Phone Number: 273-2265
Liaison for: Neurobiology and Anatomy , Neurosurgery , Neurology , Nephrology , Gastroenterology  , General Medicine , Pulmonary/Critical Care , and Food & Nutrition Services

  Photo of Lorraine PorcelloLorraine Porcello
Branch Librarian, Eastman Institute of Oral Biology; and Highland Hospital - Branch Libraries
Phone Number: 
275-3247 (EIOH); 341-6761 (HH) 
Liaison for: Highland Hospital , Eastman Institute for Oral Health

Robin Lacagnina

Title: Liaison Librarian - Branch Libraries
Phone Number: 275-7710 
Liaison for: Pediatrics, Golisano Children's Hospital Family Resource Library


Meredith Gozo

Title: Curator - Rare Books and Manuscripts
Phone Number: 275-8827

Librarians at Sibley Library

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Title: Head of Public Services
Phone Number: 274-1304


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Title: Reference Librarian
Phone Number: 275-6943 



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Title: Reserves and Digital Services Librarian
Phone Number: 274-1313