How To Book a Research Consultation

Midterms are right around the corner, and you may find yourself faced with a research paper looming in the not too distant future. Don’t worry, our librarians are here to help!

Librarians are research experts who can help with all stage of the research process. We can help you with picking a topic, identifying search terms, navigating databases, evaluating sources and more!

Book a research consultation with one of our librarians to get one-on-one research help via Zoom.

How To Book an Online Research Consultation with a Librarian:

  1. Go to the Brookens Library website. From there, click on the pink icon titled “Research Guides.”
Brookens Library webpage
  1. You will now be on a webpage that lists different subjects that are taught at UIS. Select the one that is most related to your research topic or course.
List of Research Guides on Brookens Library webpage
  1. When you choose your subject, you will be taken to a Research Guide that lists the most recommended library databases for your subject. To the left side, you will see a button that says “Make an Appointment with [insert librarian’s name].” Click on it.
Psychology Research Guide at Brookens Library
  1. A box will pop up where you can schedule your online appointment with a librarian. Select a date/time, fill out the online form asking for some basic information about your assignment, and submit! You will automatically be booked on the librarian’s calendar.
Make an Appointment with a Librarian

If you need immediate research assistance, you can also chat with us via the chat box on the library website.

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