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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 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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Winter Hours

Mary Idema Pew Library

Day

Time

Sunday

2:00 - 11:00 PM

Monday

12:00 - 11:00 PM

Tuesday

12:00 - 11:00 PM

Wednesday

12:00 - 11:00 PM

Thursday

12:00 - 11:00 PM

Steelcase Library (Downtown)

Day

Time

Sunday

closed

Monday

4:00 - 9:00 PM

Tuesday

4:30 - 9:00 PM

Wednesday

4:00 - 9:00 PM

Thursday

4:00 - 9:00 PM

 
 
 
 

Apply to Become a Research Consultant

Hiring begins in January for the following academic year. The application will be posted here when it becomes available.