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COM 302: Communication Criticism (Hall)


As the Subject Librarian for the School of Communication, I am here to help and support you in your research. Please contact me with questions related to your research, the use of Milner Library's online and physical collections or to schedule an appointment for a research consultation. I will be happy to help!


Reference Desk Service

Librarians are available at Milner's Reference Desk many hours during the week and on weekends. Librarians answer questions and provide assistance  in person at the Reference Desk, as well as by phone at 309-438-3451, and via chat or text message.

2020 Fall Reference Desk Hours:


Virtual Assistance:

  • Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon - 10 p.m.

Please see the Milner Library website for any variation in hours during breaks, holidays and summer.

Quick Links

Articles may still be requested from Interlibrary Loan, but many libraries currently are not participating due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we cannot guarantee that you will be able to get the articles you request.


Many thanks to Christine Fary for all of her work on this guide.

Subject Librarian for the School of Communication

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Sharon Van Der Laan
Milner Library 526
309 438-7461

Quick Help: IM or Text a Librarian

If you need immediate assistance and are unable to reach me, please use the link below to IM or Text a librarian at Milner's Reference Desk.

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Phone: 309-438-3451

Text: 309-807-9442