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Research Assistance

Research assistance is open year-round to all students, faculty, and staff in regard to their academic, professional, and personal research and information needs.

Research librarians can assist with:

  • Navigating through and using library resources
  • Tracking down a specific source
  • Refining your search topic
  • Database search strategies
  • Citation formatting
  • And more!

Ways to Get Help


Call (716) 566-7847

In Person at Research Help Desk/Office (RIC 106)

Chat with a librarian using button in bottom right corner of page

Schedule a Research Consultation

In your initial email to the Reference Department, please include your course name and number, as well as your professor's name (all of which can be found in your syllabus). Include any relevant information that will help us assist you in a timely fashion.