Term Paper Research Assistance

Research clinics have ended for the Spring 2012 semester.  Here are some ways that Bobst Library can help you throughout the year.

  1. Visit the reference center on the main floor of Bobst Library and ask the librarian on duty for help in identifying relevant resources for your topic. They will get you started on the right track.

  2. Check out our "New to NYU Libraries" guide and click on the "How Do I Get Started on a Research Paper" tab for suggestions.

  3. Online "Research Guides" describe key resources in a given subject area (including encyclopedias, article databases, and more) available in Bobst Library and via the Libraries' website. Find these guides at:
  4. Starting your research from home and having trouble getting started?
    • Connect to Ask-a-Librarian at where 7 days a week you can submit an e-mail request for help identifying keywords or recommendations for a good database to search for articles about your topic.
    • You can also IM us using our screen name AskBobst Mon - Thurs from 10am - 12 midnight,  Fri and Sat from 11am - 6pm, and Sun from 1pm - 10pm.
    • OR you can TEXT US at 646-265-1342 from your mobile phone Mon-Sat, 10am - 6 pm.

  5. NYU students can make research assistance appointments with librarians at any time throughout the year. In many cases, we may be able to help you over the phone or via email. Contact the subject librarian assigned to your school or department. If you're a freshman or sophomore, contact the Undergraduate Librarian. Contact information is available here:
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