Peer Writing Tutors sometimes encounter students who need help with their research. This website provides advice on when and how to refer questions to librarians as well as self-service links to relevant library resources.
Not sure where to start?
When you're helping a student with a paper and you realize they need better sources to back up their claims, what should you do?
Refer the student to a librarian. We're here most days and evenings. Find our hours and locations at Ask Us [go/askus/].
Try the CTLR Research FAQ for questions commonly received by Peer Writing Tutors.
Review the Library's Ask Us! FAQ [go/askus/] for advice that's common to all kinds of research, for example finding images, citing sources, and evaluating sources.
Use our research guides [go/guides/] for more specific needs, for example scholarly and discipline-specific sources. There's a guide for every academic department.