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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

Fall 2017 Hours
Collins Library, Learning Commons

Sundays, 7-11pm
Mondays, 7-10pm
Tuesdays, 8-10pm
Wednesdays, 7-9pm
Thursdays, 8-11pm

New:  Tuesdays, 7-8pm, at Diversions!

 
No appointment needed--just swing by!
 
Peer Research Advisors 2017
Lindsey Hunt '19, Marcelle Rutherfurd '19, and Julia Masur '19
Peer Research Advisors, 2017-2018