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FYI 101: First Year Inquiry (Fall 2023) - Special Collections Guide

Welcome to Special Collections!

This research guide is for students enrolled in FYI 101, and is intended to help introduce you to Special Collections, and/or to complete assignments connected to your visit.  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.

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