Individual or Small Group
is a research consultation?
research consultation is a scheduled appointment where you or a small
group can discuss web and library research assignments with a reference
librarian. During the consultation, the librarian will present time-saving
strategies for finding information in both electronic and traditional
formats and give instruction on their use. Let a reference librarian suggest
books, periodicals, and web sites for your next research paper, speech
A consultation will not deal with the mechanics of writing your paper.
This type of assistance is available in Instructional
Support Services, Room 2415(DP) and Room A135(RHC).
much time is required for a consultation?
Most appointments can be completed within a
half hour. However, the actual amount of time depends upon your research
can I schedule a consultation?
Complete the information below and return it to the Reference Desk or
call 847/635.1644 (DP) or 847/635.1474 (RHC).
( S M T W R F S ) _____/_____/_____ Time _____:_____
If you can't keep your appointment, please call to reschedule!
here and return top portion to student.)
E-mail ___________________________Phone _______________________________
Due Date/Length of paper_______________________/________________________
1. What has been completed so far? What still needs to be accomplished?
2. What types of sources need to be included? Check all those that apply.
Periodicals (magazines, journals and/or newspapers)
3. Any other requirements? (e.g.sources must have been published within
the last 5 years, you can only use journal articles, you must use 4
different kinds of sources, you need to locate information on the web)?
Date (S M T W R F S ) _____/_____/_____ Time_____:_____