Answered By: APUS Librarians
Last Updated: Nov 07, 2022     Views: 3518

A research consultation is a one-on-one appointment with an APUS librarian. Research consultations are available Monday - Friday, between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM Eastern time.  Holiday hours may vary.

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When should you schedule a research consultation? All questions are welcome, but research consultations work best when you need to speak with a librarian and see their screen as they explain search techniques, etc. We set aside 30 minutes for each appointment, so that we can take our time. On the other hand, if you have a simple question or don't have time for an appointment, email or live chat are available every day.

These scenarios are good examples of times when a research consultation is a good fit:

  • You have a research assignment, but you're not sure how to get started in our library.
  • You've been searching for information on your research topic, but just can't find what you need. 
  • You're new to online libraries and would like a one-on-one tour and demonstration.

See also:

phone call consultation appointment rc consult

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