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Library Support for Research

Included are activities and projects that the University Libraries provides in support of undergraduate and graduate research at Washington University.

Support for Graduate Students

WU Libraries' Support for Graduate Students

Subject librarians personally meet and consult with students:

  • online - via chat, email, etc.
  • one-on-one
  • during in-class sessions
  • in library-scheduled workshops
  • regularly, in conjunction with particular research courses

Subject librarians, by subject
Subject librarians, alphabetically


In addition, the following services/resources are available:

Conducting Research online guide

Course-integrated library instruction (request below)

Course-specific and discipline-specific research guides

Individual research consultations (request below)

Instruction offered at the Liberman Graduate Center

Materials purchased to support your research

Reference desk service, including email and chat boxes for remote reference

Services to New Students online research guide

Social networking and technology guides to aid research and teaching

Workshops offered on advanced topics at the Libraries

Meet with a Librarian

Research Instruction