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BUS 301

Gies Librarian Liaisons for Assistance

Carissa Phillips

Business Experiential Learning Librarian and Associate Professor

Teaching, Learning, and Academic Support, 300 Main Library, 1408 W Gregory Dr, M/C 522, Urbana, IL 61801

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Becky Smith

STEM Entrepreneurship & Business Librarian and Associate Professor

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, M/C 274, Urbana, IL, 61801 (for appointments, please e-mail with the following info: project name, dates and time availability to meet, and preference to meet either over Zoom or in person).  




Graduate Assistants

In addition to the faculty librarians, four Library and Information Science graduate/teaching assistants from Grainger Library will also be available for consultations, especially if you wish to meet right away (or you are running up close to a project milestone) and the faculty librarians' calendars may be already booked .     You can e-mail one of them for an appointment: 

Julia Cardinal

Laurel Darling

Miki Graf

Marlene Santora


When contacting the teaching assistants for consultations, be sure to mention the class number,  the name of the Team, project, and dates/times for a meeting time.   The graduate assistants will be working in consult with Professor Becky Smith.