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The Library's strong humanities collections support faculty and student research interests across many departments at the University.

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Subject Specialist

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Catherine Mardikes
Bibliographer for Classics, the Ancient Near East, & General Humanities and interim Linguistics
Joseph Regenstein Library,
Room 471
Office: 773-702-2783
Cell: 773-820-2842

Subject Specialists

Art, Architecture, Cinema & Media Studies, History
Nancy Spiegel
JRL 463; 773-702-5193

Classics, Ancient Near East, Mediaeval & Byzantine, Linguistics
Catherine Mardikes
JRL 471; 773-702-2783

East Asia
Subject Specialists

JRL 525; 773-702-8436

English Language & Literature
Pending: contact Andrea Twist-Brooks

Germanic and Scandinavian Languages & Literature
Brian Vetruba

Latin American Studies
David Woken

Religion, Philosophy & Jewish Studies
Anne Knafl
JRL 461; 773-702-8442

Romance Languages & Literature
Pending: contact Andrea Twist-Brooks

Middle East
Marlis Saleh
JRL 563; 773-702-8425

Music & Dance
Pending: contact Andrea Twist-Brooks

Religion, Philosophy & Jewish Studies
Anne Knafl
JRL 461; 773-702-8442

Slavic, Eastern European, & Eurasian Studies
Megan Browndorf
JRL 263; 773-702-8456

Southern Asia
Laura Ring
JRL 565; 773-702-2934

Useful Information

Find It!
When searching databases, the Find It button, when present, can be used to locate an item in the Library Catalog, to gain access to the full-text of an article, or to send an interlibrary loan order..

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Get access to library resources from off campus with ⇒ ProxyIt! ⇐. For Chrome, Firefox or Safari, drag the link to your bookmarks tool bar. For Internet Explorer, right-click on the link and select "Add to Favorites...".

Purchase Request
The Library welcomes suggestions for the acquisition of materials which support the University's teaching and research programs. Use this form to submit a request.  It will be routed to the appropriate subject specialist for consideration.