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Welcome to LibGuides at the Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library
Subject guides are developed by librarians to help with specific research needs by subject. These guides will help guide users to the most relevant information provided by the library, both print and online. Click on a specific subject below to find subject specific resources. Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians. Know what we know - find it in LibGuides!


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