First Year Experience Librarian

Melissa Harden is the First Year Experience Librarian in the Hesburgh Libraries.

Melissa helps first-year student to:

  • Navigate the vast physical and digital resources available through the Hesburgh Libraries

  • Develop a research strategy that will maximize the use of those resources

  • Access information efficiently and evaluate information critically

  • Strengthen overall academic outcomes

Strong information and digital literacy skills are beneficial in all areas of academic life, whether you’re working on a research paper for a class or preparing a grant application for study abroad.

Ultimately, these core skills are critical to career advancement — regardless of your path — in the world beyond Notre Dame.


Schedule an appointment online or email Melissa directly.