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How a Librarian is the Key to Your Research Success

A librarian can help you:

  • Understand your research assignment
  • Find the information you need
  • Formulate a research question
  • Broaden or narrow your topic


Jess Mynes
Assistant Dean of Library Services and Technologies
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Jess Mynes Jess strives to develop and refine library services so that library patrons can have the transformative experience of realizing that our vast and diverse world is more accessible than we think. A lock of Emily Dickinson’s bright red hair, spicy cumin squash pickles, and the Patriot Act are three things that impassioned Jess’s desire to become a librarian. What three things will challenge you to think differently about your world?
Suzanne Levasseur
Reference & Instructional Services Librarian
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Suzanne Levasseur Suzanne is passionate about helping students learn to find the best information for their research. She considers librarians the “Information Superheroes” of the 21st century. Suzanne is fascinated by how the brain is affected by exercise and also by new research into the human microbiome.
Christine Levitt
Reference/Catalog Librarian
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Christine Levitt

Chris previously worked in a fisheries/oceanography library and a financial library. She also worked as a medical transcriptionist and as a research technician for UMass Medical School. She is looking forward to helping students find the information they need.

Carla Morrissey
Circulation Supervisor
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Carla Morrissey Carla welcomes you to explore all the Library has to offer. She administers and directs the operation of the Circulation Department and monitors policies and procedures related to borrowing, course reserves and resource sharing with other libraries.
Linda Patient
Evening Circulation Assistant
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Linda Patient Linda has oversight of all general circulation procedures during the Library’s evening hours. With a BA in English Literature from Smith College, she got her start at MWCC with an Associate of Liberal Arts. Linda is customer-service oriented and a life-long lover of libraries.
Ellen Pratt
Distance Education & Outreach Librarian
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Ellen Pratt Ellen travels to MWCC’s satellite campuses providing library instruction and research help to students. When Ellen isn’t busy teaching students that Google’s PageRank is not the same as relevance, you might find her operating a skill crane or sewing machine, walking a wooded trail, sandy shore, or city street, or learning something new.
Matthew Raymond
Reference & Instructional Services Librarian
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Matt Raymond Matt is a reference librarian who has worked at a law library, an archive and a college library teaching users how to find the best information. He spends his free time watching too much TV, reading too many books & writing reviews for all of it. His favorite databases are Academic Search Premier, JSTOR and NoveList.
Bonnie Shapland
Reference & Instructional Services Librarian
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Bonnie Shapland As a reference librarian, Bonnie is available to help both new and experienced library users find information that will meet their needs. Bonnie likes research and teaching, as well as reading, sewing, swimming, and sports.

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