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Research Essentials: Research Services & Help

Welcome to Research Essentials

Welcome to Research Essentials, your 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.

Research Help

Need help in finding articles or identifying database strategies to gather scholarly sources for your topic? Iona College Libraries offer a wide range of research support.

  • Visit the Research Desk for assistance with research papers and other assignments. Research Desk hours.
  • Located on the 1st floor of Ryan Library, behind the Help Desk near the Group Study Rooms.
  • Online Research Help, FAQs, and Ask a Librarian.
  • (914) 637-7716

Have you already visited the Research Desk but are still having difficulty locating articles?   Make an appointment to meet with a Librarian through the Research Assistance Program (RAP).

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan services are available for article and book chapter requests only. Articles will be emailed to your Iona email account. Please note that due to the closure of many lending institutions, we may not be able to fulfill all Interlibrary loan requests.

Visit the Interlibrary loan services page for additional information or use the contact information listed below.


Help Desk