Research Assistance

We are happy to answer questions and help you find or locate information.

  • Call us at 704-894-2425
  • Email us 
  • Text a librarian (66746 + dvdsn + your question)
  • Schedule a research consultation for in-depth research assistance
    We are happy to meet with you in your office, or we can arrange to meet in the library, whichever you prefer.

Additional Services

  • Training for research assistants
    Just ask your research assistant to schedule a consultation, and we'll be happy to help them polish their skills so that they can better support you.
  • Specialized searches
    If you need a cited reference search, patent search, literature review, or search of a database that isn't listed on our indexes and databases pages, please contact us; we are happy to help.
  • Research assistance for your students
    We are always happy to help your students! They can stop by the Information Desk, call, email, or text us. They are also welcome to schedule an appointment to meet with a librarian one-on-one. In addition, we offer times for drop-in consultations (no appointment needed) as well as group consultations for students working on group projects. For more details, including hours, see our ask a librarian pages.