Ask a Librarian

Prospective Student

How do narrow my research topic?
Which article database should I use?
How do a find a full-text article online?
How do I use RefWorks?

Librarians are available at each of SMU’s campuses to assist you with these questions and more. You can reach any of the librarians by phone or email.

Sarah Naumann, MLIS
Oakland Librarian, Interim Director
Sarah Naumann
Email: snaumann@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 510-869-6511 x5732

Marina Bacchetti, MLIS
Oakland Librarian
arina Bacchetti
Email: mbacchetti@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 510-869-6511 x2898

Lindsey Simard, MLIS
Oakland Librarian
Lindsey Simard
Email: lsimard@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 510-869-8692

Hai-Thom Sota, MLIS
Oakland Librarian, Director (on leave of absence)
Hai-Thom Sota
Email: ttran@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 510-869-6511 x3649

Geri Bodeker, MS, MLIS, AHIP
San Francisco Peninsula Librarian
Geri Bodeker
Email: gbodeker@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 650-292-5578

Jen Scolari, MLS
Sacramento Librarian
Jen Scolari
Email: jscolari@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 916-646-2767
Hours: