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HDFS 901 Proseminar Contemporary Scholarship in Human Development and Family Studies: Introduction

Multiple perspectives on human development and family studies scholarship. Emerging research; professional development strategies.

General Library Information for HDFS Students

The Human Development & Family Studies Library Resources guide covers basic library information and additional resources of interest to HDFS scholars (e.g., library services such as the Copy Center, lists of citation and writing guides, etc.).

Introduction: About this Guide

Welcome to the Library Resources Guide for HDFS 901!

This guide is designed as a starting point for library research in the area of Human Development & Family Studies for the HDFS 901 course with Prof. Johnson.

Guide Navigation

Use the tabs across the top of this guide to navigate to the different sections

Help & Assistance

If you encounter any problems with finding information, there are several sources of assistance:

  • Your Subject Specialist Librarian
    • Carin Graves is the departmental liaison to HDFS.  She is also the librarian for sociology and social work.  Please see her contact info to your right.
  • Ask A Librarian
    The Main Library Reference service provides multiple options to get in touch with a reference librarian via in-person, phone, email, online chat, and text.  This service is best for general questions which require a quick response, e.g. citation lookup assistance.  For in-depth subject specific research assistance, contact your subject specialist librarian.
  • Distance Learning Services 24/7 Support Line
    Provides both on-campus and distance learners with 24/7 support for technology/connection problems in using any MSU resource including library e-resources and ANGEL.

Human Development and Family Studies Librarian

Carin Graves

Librarian Liaison for Sociology, Social Work, and Human Development and Family Studies

  • Call MSU: (517) 355-1855
  • Visit:
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