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FYI 101: First Year Inquiry (Leech) - Special Collections Guide

This guide is for students enrolled in FYI 101 First Year Inquiry with Dr. Leech and is intended to help you continue your research in Special Collections.

Welcome to Special Collections!

This research guide is for students enrolled in FYI 101 with Dr. Leech, and is intended to help you with locating materials in Special Collections. In this guide, you will find information about the items you encountered during the class lab session and information that will enable you to use the Augustana Observer & Rockety-I database.  Please use the menu on the left-hand side to access the relevant information.

Early science laboratory in Old Main.

Interested in More Content?

For additional guidance on resources that can help you investigate various aspects of Augustana's history, there is a general research guide available here:

Special Collections: Researching Augustana College History 
NOTE: Some of the sources included in the college history guide are available outside of Special Collections and some are available online.

Hours and Contact

You are welcome to return to Special Collections on your own to continue your research if you would like to look more closely at any of our materials or if you need additional research assistance. 

Hours           Monday-Thursday, 1:00-5:00 p.m., or by appointment.



Phone           (309) 794-7643

Citation         For information on proper citation, please visit this citation guide.