Research Assistance Program
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Already visited the Reference Desk in Ryan Library?
Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a librarian, via the Research Assistance Program (RAP). We'll review your topic before we meet, so we can most efficiently guide you to the best resources and advanced search techniques.
- Appointments can be made for the daytime or early evening, whenever Ryan Library is open (view hours »);
- Appointments must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of the time you would like to meet;
- Appointment should be made at least two weeks before the due date for the assignment discussed, in case we need to get a book or article from another library;
- To schedule a session, please fill out RAP Session appointment form »
If you need writing help or subject tutoring, please visit the Samuel Rudin Academic Resource Center.
Order books and articles through Interlibrary Loan
Almost any resource (book, article, newspaper, DVD) you find in the above catalogs can be borrowed by Iona College and delivered to Ryan Library for you to pick up.
Fill out the ILL Book Request Form to request a book or book chapter.
Fill out the ILL Article Request Form to request an article from a journal, magazine, or newspaper