Darlene P Nichols

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209 Hatcher North
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
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Social Work Librarian


I have been a librarian at the University of Michigan since August of 1985. I have worked in a number of areas over the years and feel privileged to be affiliated with this institution.




My education includes master's degrees in Library Science (UM, 1985) and Sociology (UM, 1983) with a special interest in social psychology. My undergraduate degree was in East Asian Studies (Princeton, 1979).


 I serve as the Library’s subject specialist for social work. I am responsible for collection development, library instruction, and research consultations in social work and allied areas. I can also offer both general and course-integrated instruction and workshops designed to foster the effective use of information resources and the effective application of new technologies in teaching and scholarship in the social sciences.