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Get assistance at the Research Help Desk:

Days Staffed by librarians Staffed by PRAs*
Monday – Thursday 11am - 5pm 5pm - 9pm
Friday 11am - 3pm 3pm - 7pm
Sunday N/A 5pm - 9pm

* Student peer reference assistants

Have a complex or time-consuming question?
Schedule a research consultation with a librarian.

You can also find your major / department's librarian.

Phone / Text

Hours: same as in-person help

Zoom / Google Meet

Schedule an online research consultation with a librarian.


What Can I Ask?

  • Where should I look for sources?
  • Could you help me brainstorm a research topic?
  • How can I broaden / narrow my topic?
  • How can I tell if a source is trustworthy?
  • I'm having trouble using a database or other library resource. Can you help?
  • How should I format this citation?

...and more!

Student asks her question at the Research Help Desk.