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Taylor Library Research Help

Frustrated? No question is too big or too small. If you ever hit a roadblock, or don’t know where to start, we can help!

Research Help is a service to help you with your assignment and/or research questions. We can help you with any of the following:

Need help right now?


In Person

Phone or Email

Videos and How-To's

Chat Monday - Friday from 11:30-3:30pm in Room 171E (Main Floor, Taylor Library)

Call (519) 661-3167

Email tayref@uwo.ca

* Please note that staff may take 1-2 business days to respond to message
Check out our videos and how-to’s to view quick tutorials to help you get started!

Need in depth help?

Successful research often begins with guidance from a professional librarian. Librarians ensure you are asking the right questions, searching the right resources, and employing the right search strategies to approach your research with confidence.

You should already have a research topic for which you need assistance. During the consultation, you and the librarian will discuss your research needs in-depth. The librarian can advise you on choosing appropriate research resources, crafting a relevant search strategy, using advanced searching techniques and scholarly publishing.

Click here to determine your subject librarian, and to book an appointment. 

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