Can't make it to campus to get help in person? We've got you covered. Students can chat with a librarian to receive immediate support online or book a virtual research consultation appointment from wherever you are located!
Librarians Can Help You:
IMPORTANT: Your confirmation email will include a webex link for the appointment. Please make sure to bring your assignment description or list of citations to the appointment
To set-up a virtual appointment with a librarian:
Step 1: Go to the appointment page
Click this link to open the STAR Center Appointment Page.
Step 2: Select a Service
Choose “Virtual Research Consultation”
Click on the drop down box to select the type of reference service you need: citation help, research help or research and citation help.
Step 3: Select the Date
Select from the available dates for your reference appointment. Appointments must be made at least 1 hour in advance, and you can schedule up to a month in advance.
Step 4: Select Time
Select from the available times during the librarian’s reference hours.
Step 5: Continue
Click on the continue button.
Step 6: Check Information
Make sure the information in the Appointment Details box is correct. If you need to make changes, select “Change Appointment Details.”
Step 7: Your Details
Enter your first name, last name, email, and student ID number.
What class is this for? (If not for a specific class, enter "None")
Briefly describe the assignment, topic, or research question you wish to discuss.
You also have the option to upload a file to send to the librarian. This could be your assignment description or your list of citations.
Step 8: Confirm Appointment
If you are ready to make your appointment, click on the button “Confirm Appointment.”
You will receive an email confirming your appointment for your selected day and time.
IMPORTANT: Your confirmation email will include a webex link for the appointment. Please make sure to bring your assignment description or list of citations to the appointment.