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This guide is created to assist Honors students with their first-year seminar, City One, along with other Honors requirements

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Welcome to the guide for Honors!

As the subject specialist librarian for the Irvin D. Reid Honors College, I'm here to provide you with a core collection of resources available through the Wayne State University Libraries, as well as high-quality resources freely available elsewhere. The guide is constantly a work in progress, and I'm always happy for suggestions as to how it can be improved or made more relevant.

I am available by appointment to help students and faculty with research related to Honors, and you can also contact me to schedule workshops or instruction session.

Clayton Hayes
Subject Specialist Librarian for the Irvin D. Reid Honors College

Honors Librarian Office Hours

I don't plan to be on-campus during Fall 2020 semester, but am still available for virtual appointments. Just make a request and we'll figure out a meeting platform that works for you.

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Consultations with Other Subject Librarians

Honors covers a broad range of subject areas, so I may not always be the best librarian to talk to depending on the discipline. I'm always available to bounce ideas off of or to provide what guidance I can, but you can look through the library's Staff Directory, searching for a department or college under "Title & Liaison for", to find out which librarian is the subject specialist for which department.

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