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Research Guides

How I Can Help You

As your dedicated ISS librarian, there are many ways that I can support you in your learning projects. Below are some ideas for ways that we can work together. If you're finding yourself with a pressing question when I'm not available, use the AskUs chat reference service available 24-7. To make an appointment with me, you can schedule it online here.

Students, a few ways that we can work together:

  • Meet one-on-one to develop strategies and sources for your research projects. We can meet in-person or via phone, Skype or Google Hangouts
  • Answer your questions via email, phone or in-person
  • Connect you with services and resources available through the UW Libraries and beyond
  • Brainstorm research ideas and keywords
  • Help you to find effective research and study habits
  • Formulate citations for your bibliography


Faculty, a few ways that we can work together:

  • Introduce your students to research tools and strategies via tutorial or Canvas module
  • Host an "Ask a Librarian" discussion board in your Canvas course
  • Collaborate on developing effective research assignments for your courses
  • Create an online research guide tailored to your class assignment
  • Discuss effective pedagogy for virtual learning
  • Track down tricky citations
  • Connect you with instructional designers and resources for creating an online course in Canvas
  • Assist you in identifying open educational resources to be used in your courses

Library Guides

Selected guides that I've created to help you find solid starting points for your academic work:


Reed Garber-Pearson
I am proud to work with students of any citizenship status, culture, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, class and identity. I stand with all people targeted by state-sanctioned violence. As a librarian, you can talk to me.

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Seattle, WA 98195-2900
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