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Wooster Campus Research Library

Research begins not in the laboratory but in the library

Research Help FAQ's

Connect with me virtually!

How do I make an appointment for a Research Help consultation?

Email Gwen Short at short.67@osu.edu  Gwen is typically available between 8am – 5pm Monday thru Friday.

How long is each appointment/consultation?

Each appointment is up to 1 hour.  Longer and additional appointment are available.

What happens during a Research Help consultation?

During the  appointment, the consultant will review your work with you, offer suggestions for improvement, and help you “talk out” ideas for your research project. An in depth customized research assistance, develop your search strategy, id relevant databases and journals, finding and evaluating sources, narrowing your search results

Where do I meet with the Research Help?

Connect with Zoom, chat, or email -- your choice!

What should I do to prepare for a Research Help consultation?

  1. Contact the librarian with your research topic and describe a little about your search strategy so far?
  1. Think about what specific concerns you have for your research. Are you having trouble finding articles? What have you tried so far? What have or haven't you found?