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ORFE Library Research Guide

A short guide to finding relevant library resources of all types and formats needed for independent projects and theses.

Welcome ORFE Students

Welcome ORFE students. This guide contains links to resources that may be useful during your research. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out or make an appointment with your librarians using the contact information below.

Research Consultations Operations Research

Contact Willow Dressel (, Engineering Librarian or schedule an appointment online to arrange for a research consultation if you need help locating materials for your paper, project or thesis. Before we meet to work on your topic, please make sure that you send me the following information:

1. In a sentence or two, describe your research topic.

2. What materials (if any) have you collected so far?

3. Please give me an example of a relevant book, article or paper that you found so far or that was recommended by your advisor.

4. What library resources have you searched (if any)?

Office Hours are available Fridays from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in Fine Hall room A16.