Research Help Research Help Research Help Librarians The Kelly’s team of research help librarians – Dave Hagelaar, Noel McFerran, Richard Carter, and James Roussain – can help you with any stage of the research process so you can pinpoint your research question, find the best resources, and cite your sources correctly. Here are some of the skills we can help you with: Narrow a topic and form research questions Navigating article databases Finding and using primary sources Advanced searching Taking advantage of encyclopedias and bibliographies Using the UofT Libraries’ catalogue Avoiding plagiarism and citing sources correctly Research Help Consultations Research Help Consultations are scheduled 45-minute one-on-one appointments with a librarian to assist you in any state of the research process, from defining your research question, finding the best source, to formatting your citations. Research Help Consultations are an opportunity for students to review and improve their approach to research. We can help you: Narrow a topic and form research questions Navigate article databases Craft the best searches Use encyclopedias and bibliographies Find and use primary sources Use the UofT Libraries’ catalogue Avoiding plagiarism and cite sources correctly Appointments are 45-minutes long and take place on the ground floor of the Kelly Library. If you need to cancel an appointment, please do so as soon as possible, by at least 24 hours in advance. This will allow other students to get an appointment with an instructor. Repeatedly failing to cancel appointments within the required time, or failing to show up for scheduled appointments will result in you being blocked from booking further sessions. Email Research Help Not sure where to start? Send us an email to get help starting on your research and assignments! You can send us an email anytime and a librarian will respond to your message ASAP and work with you to get the answers you need. Ask us! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org In-Person Research Help Want to talk to someone in person but not sure what you need? Our librarians are available to provide research assistance at our Loans, Information, and Research Help Desk, located on the ground floor of the library. Drop by anytime and someone will help you or refer you to the service you need. If you don’t know where to start, or can’t think of what to do next, come visit us! Research Guides Librarians at the Kelly Library have prepared research guides which identify some of the most important resources in specific subject areas. Click here to access a list of our research guides.