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As the Subject Librarian for the School of Communication, I am here to help and support you in your research. Please contact mewith 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!
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.
Due to the pandemic, librarians are offering assistance via Milner's Virtual Reference Service. Librarians are available many hours during the week and on weekends. Librarians answer questions and provide help via chat, text, and email and by phone at 309-438-3451.
Milner Library Fall 2020 Virtual Reference Service Hours
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 the most up-to-date information about hours and services during the pandemic.
Use this link to determine if Milner Library has access to online full text of a specific journal, magazine or newspaper. Enter the journal, magazine or newspaper title and if available, link to it.
NOTE: Not all journals, magazines and newspapers are available with full text online. Search Milner's Catalog if online full text is not available.
Enter all or part of a citation to determine if online full text of an article is available and if available, link to it.
NOTE: Not all articles in journals, magazines and newspapers are available with full text online. Search the journal, magazine or newspaper title in Milner's Catalog if online full text is not available.
Watch short video clips that will walk you through the steps for searching for books or articles, finding Course Reserves, submitting Interlibrary Loan requests, accessing your library accounts and much more.