At home in Decatur during a global pandemic, Jordan DeLaney wondered if her research project would have to be put on hold.
But even when the University of Georgia campus was closed, librarians were working from home to make sure students like DeLaney could find the information they needed. So DeLaney, who was exploring traumatic events on college campuses for an undergraduate research project, got all the help she needed by consulting librarian Sandra Riggs via email and Zoom sessions.
“She covered everything — she had information that I didn’t know it existed,” said DeLaney, a rising senior majoring in biology and minoring in public health whose project with the Division of Academic Enhancement’s Wendy Biddle is being incorporated in to an upcoming course on community well-being.
DeLaney began one-on-one consultations with Riggs in the spring prior to the closure of…