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Scholar Studies

Honors students are eligible to use a main library scholar study for one semester during their senior year.  See additional information about the availability of scholar studies and how to apply for one.  

Research Appointments

A librarian will meet with you to help plan a search strategy, find books, articles, quality web sites, and more.

Reference Librarians and their Subject Specialties

Humanities & Social Sciences
Cynthia Comer (Jewish Studies, Sociology, Education)
Eboni Johnson (African American Studies, Comparative American Studies)
Megan Mitchell (Anthropology, Hispanic Studies, French & Italian, Politics, U.S. Government Documents)
Jennifer Starkey (Economics, History)

Don't see your subject area listed here? Contact any reference librarian for advice or a referral!

Art & Architecture
Barbara Prior

Music

Kathy Abromeit

Natural Sciences
Alison Ricker

Managing Citations & Creating Bibliographies

Create a web-based RefWorks account to keep track of your research, organize citations, and create bibliographies from anywhere.

Submitting Honors Papers to the Library

  • Submit a Digital Copy of your honors paper to the OhioLINK Electronic Theses & Dissertations Center.
    • As of 2011, paper copies of honors papers are no longer accepted.  Contact Alan Boyd to request an exception.
  • Browse a selection of Oberlin papers in the OhioLINK ETD Center

  • Browse examples of honors papers in History, Economics, and Physics in OBIS
    (for other subjects do an advanced search using "oberlin college" and "honors theses" and [department name])

    All submitted papers (digital and print) are cataloged in OBIS.

Last updated:
September 08, 2014