Research Consultations

What is a Research Consultation?

A research consultation is a one-on-one appointment with a librarian for extensive, in-depth research assistance often tailored to a specific project or paper. During a research consultation, a librarian can help you formulate a search strategy, develop database searching skills, and broaden your search to include materials from other institutions and resources. Research consultations typically last between 30 and 60 minutes.

Who can schedule a Research Consultation?

Current students, full and part-time faculty, and staff.

When can appointments be scheduled?

Scheduled face-to-face meetings occur between 8:30am and 5:30pm Monday through Friday. We will attempt to accommodate online students and those with extenuating circumstances by providing consultations via telephone, online conferencing or email.

What should I bring to a Research Consultation?

A description of your assignment (if applicable), your laptop, research ideas, and any work you’ve already done.

Where are Research Consultations held?

Most Research Consultations are held in the library in the commons area.

How do I schedule a Research Consultation?

You can schedule a Research Consultation by filling out this form.