Welcome to the Library "Tip of the Week" page. We recently started this new service as another way to share helpful tips about the library, research, or just information in general.
This week's tip, "Get to know your Subject Librarian” gives you various options for contacting the Librarian in your major. This person is essential when you need in-depth research help.
The subject librarian is your personal guide to the University Library. They are responsible for providing reference help and consultations, instructing students in the research tools and methods of each discipline, selecting library materials, and managing the library’s print and online collections to keep them effective. They can help you design research strategies, access key databases, effectively use various information resources, and stay current in your field.
To get help with a class assignment or in-depth research on a specific topic get in touch with your subject librarian. Click here for a detailed list of departments and the librarians assigned to them.
There are several ways to get assistance from a librarian:
Contacting a subject librarian can save you time and make your research project go smoother. Make an appointment to see you Subject Librarian, they’ll love to meet you.
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