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Launders Science Library

  • Launders Science Library
  • Science Library
  • Mdill


Launders Science Library (opened in 1994) provides a home to the science and technology collections at St. Lawrence. The Science Library occupies the upper two floors of Madill Hall. Highlights of this space include many attractive group studies, a seminar room for library and general classroom instruction, a digitization center, a map room and a geographic information systems (GIS) lab.

The University Libraries support physical and virtual presences, strive to maintain a high level of resourcefulness, responsiveness, and reliability with regard to the academic needs of students and faculty, and proactively seek to engage with students and faculty on existing and emerging technologies, programs, and initiatives.

Research Assistance at Launders

Science Librarian Nicole Nawalaniec offers research assistance so that you can find the best information available on your topic. Some ways in which Nicole can assist you include: choosing appropriate databases, developing search strategies, keyword selection, evaluating your sources, using inter-library loan to acquire materials, using RefWorks and generating citations, as well as answering any other questions you may have about our library resources.

Nicole is located on the main floor of Launders Science Library in room 206. Regular drop-in office hours during fall and spring semesters are:

Monday-Thursday: 3pm-5pm

Nicole is happy to assist you outside of these hours- please feel free to drop-in whenever she is in her office and the door is open. You may also schedule an appointment outside of drop-in hours by calling 315-229-5405 or emailing