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Get Expert Help in Your Subject!


If you’ve been struggling with your research or don’t know where to start, you may want to contact one of our bibliographers at the Dewey Library. Our bibliographers are subject specialists who have a lot of knowledge in their respective fields.

These are very nice people who have years of experience and are very willing to help you. Their knowledge of specialized databases, search terms, and key sources for information can help you at any stage of a research assignment or project. Many have created library guides which can help you find resources on a specific topic. Here is the information for all of the subject bibliographers
at the Dewey Library:

Elaine M. Lasda Bergman
Bibliographer for Dewey Reference, Social Welfare, and Gerontology
(518) 442-3695
elasdabergman@albany.edu

Deborah Bernnard
Bibliographer for Information Studies
(518) 442-3699
dbernnard@albany.edu

Richard Irving
Bibliographer for Criminal Justice, Political Science, Public Administration & Policy, and Law
(518) 442-3698
rirving@albany.edu

There is a complete listing of library subject specialists available on the library website, look for it under the "Research Assistance" tab.

Do not hesitate to call or email them and set up an appointment to get help for your most recent project or assignment. They are here to help and are happy to sit down and work through a problem with you.

Blog post created by Kathryn Farrell