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Liaison Librarians: Honors College

Use this guide to locate the liaison librarian for your subject area.

Your Liaison

Deborah Gurt's picture
Deborah Gurt
Contact:
The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Marx Library
Room 300

dgurt@southalabama.edu
(251) 341-3900
Website
Subjects:McCall Library

Honors Theses at the Marx Library

Confronting the idea of writing a senior project can be daunting; therefore, it may be helpful for you to take a look at what earlier students in the Honors Program have written. You can find previous Honors Senior projects in the Marx Library. Try this keyword search in SOUTHcat:

dissertation? thes?s honors

Honors theses all start with the call number LD 10, so you can also do a call number search in SOUTHcat to get a list of  titles:

Dissertations and theses in the Marx Library are all located in the Reference area on the 2nd Floor North, but they can be checked out like any other circulating book.

The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Top 5 Things Everyone Should Know About the Archives

5. We have more than a million photos. From the 1890s through today, we have images covering Mobile, the region, and the university.

4. We have primary sources on lots of topics. Writing about history in the region? We have you covered. Literature? Check. Politics or race relations? Yep. Interested in architecture, social clubs, Mardi Gras, the environment, labor, women, native populations, businesses? We have the raw materials of history and you can use it.

3. You must come at the right time. The McCall Library is open Monday through Friday 8am to 12 and 1pm to 5. Lunch happens.

2. There are rules. Archives are special places with special rules. No food or drinks, backpacks stay in lockers. NO PENS – we mean it! The staff are very nice and will tell you what you need to know.

1. We keep this stuff so you can use it. Archival collections are a window into the past, and the present, and everything in between. They tell us what people did, what they cared about, what they saved. It’s here in your library for you to discover.

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