Research Help for Students, Faculty, and Staff

Research librarians are available to assist students, faculty, and staff with their research. Librarians can assist with topic exploration, generating keywords and search strategies, finding and evaluating quality sources, and assisting with citation styles.

Research help is available through the following ways:

NEW Zoom Drop in-hours 

Schedule a virtual research appointment

24/7 chat box on the library homepage


Text (203) 295-7542 

See our Ask a Librarian page for more details 

In addition, the library offers:

Tutorials (new tutorials added)

Research Guides by academic discipline


Citation Guides and citation management tools (register for upcoming citation tool workshops)

Please consider linking to these in your assignments

First-year students and new transfer students are automatically assigned a Personal Librarian, by their FYE section, and receive monthly newsletters with resources and research tips. Students can reach out to their Personal Librarian to set up an appointment OR use the above mentioned ways to get help.

Faculty members seeking research assistance should contact the Librarian Partner, assigned to their department, or for more immediate help use the 24/7 chat or Zoom drop-in hours.

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For more information, contact Lisa Thornell / 2138 /