Research & Instructional Services Department

The Research & Instructional Services Department provides research assistance and instructional services to the Marquette community. An expert staff is available to suggest strategies and resources from our collection of print and online reference sources to address your research needs. A funding information center also provides information for the fund-seeking public and for those researching private foundations, grantmaking, and philanthropy.

Research Services

Instructional Services

  • Tours & Orientations
  • Library instruction
  • Faculty Consultations
    • Assignments - Librarians collaborate with faculty to develop targeted research assignments and exercises linked to library resources.
    • Curriculum Review - Librarians can advise on the effective integration of information literacy concepts into curricular planning.
    • Online instruction - Librarians work with faculty to integrate library resources, services, and learning objects into online courses. For more information, please contact the Raynor Information Desk. (414) 288-7556

Funding Information Center


Tara Baillargeon, Head
Valerie Beech, Research & Instructional Services Librarian
Pat Berge, Research & Instructional Services Librarian
Brenda Fay, Research & Instructional Services Librarian
Mary Frenn, Research & Instructional Services Librarian; Funding Information Center Librarian
Elizabeth Gibes, Digital Scholarship Librarian
Joe Humer, Digital Media Supervisor
Eric Kowalik, Instructional Designer
Molly Larkin, Information Assistant
Taylor McNeir, Research amp; Instructional Services Librarian
Leatha Miles-Edmonson, Research & Instructional Services Librarian
Nia Schudson, Research & Instructional Services Librarian
Rose Trupiano, Research & Instructional Services Librarian