We can help you meet your research needs in a variety of ways. 

Get Help from a Person

For research help, you can contact library staff in person or online at the following service points:

Research Support Services: Finding journal articles in databases, citing your sources, and locating specialized resources, including maps, data, GIS, and government information

Archives and Research Collections: Archival assistance or rare books in our collection

Alternatively, you can use the list below to arrange a consultation with a research specialist.

Also, on the 4th floor of the library you can find IT Help at the ITS Help Desk and help with writing and study skills at the Centre for Student Academic Support

Self-Serve Help

How-To Guides: Citing sources, GIS, data, doing research, using the library

Library Help Videos: Our YouTube channel

Subject Guides and Course Guides 

Statistical Literacy Tutorial: Introduction to data

Help with eBooks: Accessing and downloading

 

Troubleshooting

Account Assistance: Problems logging into your library account, renewals, holds, fines

Connection Problems: Problems connecting to databases and other library resources

Research Areasort descending Name Phone Email
Adaptive Technology Heather Cross 613-520-2600 x8186 send email
Aerospace Engineering Kristof Avramsson 613-520-2600 x8057 send email
African Studies Aleksandra Blake 613-520-2600 x1574 send email
Anthropology Janet Hempstead 613-520-2600 x8353 send email
Archaeology Margaret McLeod 613-520-2600 x8943 send email
Architecture Kristof Avramsson 613-520-2600 x8057 send email
Archival Collections Lloyd Keane 613-520-2600 x2739 send email
Art History Susan Tudin 613-520-2600 x2018 send email
Astronomy Heather MacDonald 613-520-2600 x8572 send email
Biochemistry Heather MacDonald 613-520-2600 x8572 send email
Biology Heather MacDonald 613-520-2600 x8572 send email
Biomedical Engineering Heather MacDonald 613-520-2600 x8572 send email
Business Trish OFlaherty 613-520-2600 x8180 send email
Canadian Provincial & Municipal Documents Sylvie Lafortune 613-520-2600 x8946 send email
Canadian Studies Martha Attridge Bufton 613-520-2600 x2985 send email
Chemistry Heather MacDonald 613-520-2600 x8572 send email
Child Studies Martha Attridge Bufton 613-520-2600 x2985 send email
Citation management Judy Senecal 613-520-2600 x2738 send email
Civil and Environmental Engineering Susan Tudin 613-520-2600 x2018 send email
Classics Margaret McLeod 613-520-2600 x8943 send email
Cognitive Science Flavia Renon 613-520-2600 x1931 send email
Communications Denize Tan 613-520-2600 x8197 send email
Comparative Literary Studies Janet Hempstead 613-520-2600 x8353 send email
Computer Science Robert Smith 613-520-2600 x3211 send email
Criminology and Criminal Justice Sylvie Lafortune 613-520-2600 x8946 send email
CURVE Pat Moore 613-520-2600 x2745 send email
Data & Statistics Jane Fry 613-520-2600 x1121 send email
Digital Projects & Technologies Pat Moore 613-520-2600 x2745 send email
Earth Sciences Susan Tudin 613-520-2600 x2018 send email
Economics Trish OFlaherty 613-520-2600 x8180 send email
Education Flavia Renon 613-520-2600 x1931 send email
Electronics Robert Smith 613-520-2600 x3211 send email
Engineering (General) Robert Smith 613-520-2600 x3211 send email
English Language and Literature Janet Hempstead 613-520-2600 x8353 send email
Environmental Science Heather MacDonald 613-520-2600 x8572 send email
Environmental Studies Susan Tudin 613-520-2600 x2018 send email
European Russian and Eurasian Studies Aleksandra Blake 613-520-2600 x1574 send email
Film Studies Sherri Sunstrum 613-520-2600 x3964 send email
French Language and Literature Judy Senecal 613-520-2600 x2738 send email
Geography Susan Tudin 613-520-2600 x2018 send email
GIS Rebecca Bartlett 613-520-2600 x4084 send email
Government Documents & Information Frances Montgomery 613-520-2600 x8196 send email
Government Information Denize Tan 613-520-2600 x8197 send email
Greek and Roman Studies Margaret McLeod 613-520-2600 x8943 send email
Health Heather MacDonald 613-520-2600 x8572 send email
History Margaret McLeod 613-520-2600 x8943 send email
Human Rights Sylvie Lafortune 613-520-2600 x8946 send email
Indigenous Studies Martha Attridge Bufton 613-520-2600 x2985 send email
Industrial Design Kristof Avramsson 613-520-2600 x8057 send email
Industrial Relations Trish OFlaherty 613-520-2600 x8180 send email
International Affairs Aleksandra Blake 613-520-2600 x1574 send email
Journalism Denize Tan 613-520-2600 x8197 send email
Law Sylvie Lafortune 613-520-2600 x8946 send email
Library and Information Science Janet Hempstead 613-520-2600 x8353 send email
Linguistics and Applied Language Studies Judy Senecal 613-520-2600 x2738 send email
Local area research Monica Ferguson 613-520-2600 x8125 send email
Maps & Cartography Sherri Sunstrum 613-520-2600 x3964 send email
Maps & Cartography Maureen Leslie 613-520-2600 x8038 send email
Mathematics and Statistics Heather MacDonald 613-520-2600 x8572 send email
Mechanical Engineering Kristof Avramsson 613-520-2600 x8057 send email
Military Science Aleksandra Blake 613-520-2600 x1574 send email
Modern Languages Judy Senecal 613-520-2600 x2738 send email
Music Denize Tan 613-520-2600 x8197 send email
Neuroscience Flavia Renon 613-520-2600 x1931 send email
News Resources Denize Tan 613-520-2600 x8197 send email
NVivo Judy Senecal 613-520-2600 x2738 send email
Open Access Pat Moore 613-520-2600 x2745 send email
Open Journal Systems Pat Moore 613-520-2600 x2745 send email
Philosophy Margaret McLeod 613-520-2600 x8943 send email
Physics Heather MacDonald 613-520-2600 x8572 send email
Political Science Aleksandra Blake 613-520-2600 x1574 send email
Psychology Flavia Renon 613-520-2600 x1931 send email
Public Policy and Administration Trish OFlaherty 613-520-2600 x8180 send email
Rare Books Lloyd Keane 613-520-2600 x2739 send email
Religion Trish OFlaherty 613-520-2600 x8180 send email
Research Data Management Jane Fry 613-520-2600 x1121 send email
Science (General) Kristof Avramsson 613-520-2600 x8057 send email
Sexuality Studies Janet Hempstead 613-520-2600 x8353 send email
Social Work Martha Attridge Bufton 613-520-2600 x2985 send email
Sociology Janet Hempstead 613-520-2600 x8353 send email
Systems and Computer Engineering Robert Smith 613-520-2600 x3211 send email
Urban Studies Susan Tudin 613-520-2600 x2018 send email
Women's and Gender Studies Janet Hempstead 613-520-2600 x8353 send email