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Research Consultations

Research Consultations are reserved for those users who have a clear research question in mind and have already completed some initial searching.

If you're new to literature searching, drop by our Service Desk to get started.

What to Expect

  • 30-45 minute consult
  • Critical review of your search strategy
  • Advice on database selection
  • Guidance on searching grey literature
  • Recommendations on how to document your search strategy and manage your citations
  • Referral to other resources to support your research (e.g. quality assessment tools)
  • Advice on publishing, author identity, and research metrics

Learn more about how to prepare for a research consultation.