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  • Get your Seattle & King County public library cards. They have streaming video & ebooks & some historical resources that we don't have.

  • Help build the Libraries’ collections. Come across a new book that the library should acquire? Just email Theresa at

  • Make an appointment with the Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS) advisor to learn about funding opportunities.

  • Present a lightening talk on your research at the quarterly Scholar’s Studio.

  • When the UW Libraries open, take a time out and visit the Suzzallo Reading Room located on the 3rd floor of Suzzallo Library.


  • Meet with you one-on-one via Zoom or phone to discuss your research. Just use my online calendar to book at time. Or just email me at if you prefer that mode.
  • Be sure to also check with your area studies librarian: Deb Raftus (Latin America), Deepa Banerjee (South Asia), Ian Chapman (China) and Mary St. Germain (Middle East).

  • Recommend the best databases to search for your research topic.

  • Purchase current books that you need.

  • Help track down resources.

  • Connect you with services available through the UW Libraries.

For Fun

  • Win prizes at Libraries' sponsored Dawg Daze events:  
    • Stay Quizzical: UW Libraries Trivia - register in advance for the trivia held on Friday, 25th at 2pm.
    • Huskies Go! UW Libraries Dawg Daze scavenger quest. Play any time between September 24 and October 3.

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