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Student Library Research Awards

2023 submissions are open!


These awards were created to reward students who take the time to develop a thoughtful, methodical, and scholarly approach to the research needed for their papers and projects, as well as to encourage students to develop good research techniques.

Find out more at the Student Library Research Awards site

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American Studies at Wellesley

Welcome to the American Studies Research Guide!

This guide points you to some useful starting places for your research in American Studies. If you have any questions about doing research relating to American Studies, please contact me, Karen Storz, Research & Instruction Librarian,, or make an appointment with me!

Peer Review

Many databases allow you to limit your search to peer-reviewed articles. Learn about peer review in this short video (from the University of Kansas Libraries).

Research Librarian for American Studies

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Karen Storz
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Research & Instruction Librarian
Office: Clapp Library 218B

Instructional Technologist for American Studies

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Rebecca Darling
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Research and Instruction Technologist
Office: Clapp Library Room 219B