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Ask a Librarian and Research Help: Peer Research Advisors

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The Peer Research Advising Program

The Peer Research Advisors in Collins Library are:

  • Student library staff members, hired through a competitive process, who are specially trained to provide research help for other students.
  • Experienced researchers who wants to help others.
  • A great first stop especially for first-year students getting started with research projects.

A Peer Research Advisor can:

  • Help you turn a topic into a question as well as get you started on finding evidence to help you create a persuasive response to that question.
  • Work with you to identify relevant databases to locate the information you need.
  • Offer guidance on evaluating the sources you do find.
  • Help out with citation issues.
  • Provide an empathetic ear when you get stuck on a research problem and work with you to generate possible solutions.

Want to learn more about the Peer Research Advisors?

Peer Research Advisor Hours

Spring 2019 Hours

Collins Library, Library 118 (just off of the Learning Commons)
You can just drop in or you can request an appointment.
Marcelle Rutherfurd '19 and Lindsey Hunt '19 are available for research consultations as follows:
Sundays   7:00 to 9:00 pm
Mondays   7:00 to 9:00 pm
Tuesdays   7:00 to 9:00 pm
Wednesdays   7:00 to 9:00 pm