Research Consultants

Research consultants are highly-trained students ready to help you improve your library research skills. Research consultants can help you:

  • Brainstorm topics
  • Develop research strategies to be more effective
  • Navigate databases, government websites, and citation manuals
  • Understand terms like "peer-reviewed" and "scholarly"
  • Differentiate between primary and secondary sources
  • Read and evaluate sources for credibility and relevance
  • Cite research and create annotated bibliographies

 


Meet with a Research Consultant

Make an appointment or drop by during open hours to meet with a consultant. We can't wait to meet with you!

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Hours

Mary Idema Pew Library (Allendale)

Day

Times

Sunday

 2:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Monday

12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Tuesday

12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Wednesday

12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Thursday

12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Steelcase Library (Downtown)

Day

Time

Sunday

closed

Monday

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Thursday

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM


About Our Staff

Our staff have many interests and study a wide array of disciplines. Click the link below to learn more about the consultants.

About the Research Consultants