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Research Help Services

The TMU Library offers Research Help services in a variety of formats.

Research Help Desk

Located on the main floor of the Library at the SLC entrance.

Hours April 29 – September 2, 2024

Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. -4 p.m.
CLOSED: Mon. May 20; Mon. July 1; Fri. Aug. 2; Mon. Aug. 5; Mon. Sep. 2

Book a Research Appointment

Librarians and Library staff are available to provide one-on-one assistance for research help. All appointments are conducted virtually through Zoom or Google Meets.

Due to electronic resources licensing agreements, the Book Research Appointment service is for currently enrolled TMU students only. Faculty/instructors, please contact your Subject Liaison Librarian directly to arrange for a date and time to meet.

Live Chat

Use the Ask a Librarian chat service to ask research questions. For hours and privacy information, see the contact us page.


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Research Skills Workshops

Attend a Research Skills Workshop to learn how to search databases, use citation management software and more.

More Assistance

Please see the Research Help page for more online resources and the Library Research Guides for subject specific resources. For assistance with essay writing and other writing assignments, including formatting and citation style (APA, MLA, etc.), please contact Language and Writing Support to book a virtual appointment.