A guide to better understanding the college research process, including how to find books and articles, evaluate information sources, avoid plagiarism, and properly cite sources when you write or speak.
Have you looked over the library's website? Have you already visited the Research Desk in Ryan Library?
Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a librarian. We'll review your topic before we meet and guide you to the best resources and advanced searching techniques. Set up a Research Assistance Program session at your convenience (RAP for short).
Appointments can be made for the day or early evening
Appointments must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of the time you would like to meet
Appointments should be made at least two weeks before the assignment due date in case we need to get a book or article from another library