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Heather Cole

Head, Special Collections Instruction, and Librarian for Literary & Popular Culture Collections
I'm the specialist for all English-language literary materials in the Brown libraries.

I'm also the curator for the vast literary, theatrical, and music collections at the Hay Library, which houses rare, unique, and special materials, open to everyone to access in the Hay Library reading room (read more about using special collections here:

I'm available to teach, from basic introductions to library resources to hands-on workshops with special collections material.

If you have a quick question, please send me an email and I'll get back to you as soon as I can.

I am also available for one-on-one research consultations. You can see my availability and book a consultation with me here:

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