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Book a Consultation

Make an appointment in 3 steps. Step 1: Select a staff member. Step 2: Select an available date. Step 3: Select an available timeslot.

Research consultations provide a valuable opportunity to further develop your research skills. The library is currently piloting an online consultation booking tool to enhance the booking experience. The pilot will end in April/2022. Feedback should be sent to inforef@queensu.ca.

If your librarian or subject are not listed, please visit our Research by Subject pages or visit our Staff Directory and search by Subject or Specialization.

During a research consultation you will meet with a librarian for in-depth, customized, one-on-one support, which may include:

  • Defining and focusing your research question(s) 
  • Developing search strategies and techniques 
  • Recommending appropriate resources such as search tools and databases  
  • Evaluating information sources  
  • Managing your research results 
  • Providing advice on publishing 
  • Developing strategies for managing research data 
  • Planning library skills sessions to integrate into a course