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Remote Library Resources for Faculty and Students

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Get it done! General Education consultations

Spring 2020 drop-in research help for General Education courses

Especially helpful for those in General Education courses, including ENGL101 and COMM107.

Stay tuned for Fall Walk-In hours (via Zoom)!

Can't make it to the walk-in hours? Want to schedule a virtual meeting?

  • Contact our team at libues@umd.edu to schedule an appointment. We look forward to working with you!

Subject specialist consultations

How can your librarian remotely help you? 

  • Provide one-on-one research assistance online or over the phone
  • Provide your students with information literacy skills and research tools including synchronous online learning sessions or asynchronous tutorials, screencasts, or course guides 
  • Answer your questions about publishing, copyright issues, and preserving digital works online or over the phone
  • Purchase materials (including data) for the University Libraries that facilitate research and instruction
  • Help identify gaps in the literature when you're planning a research project

Visit our Subject Specialists Directory to book a virtual or over-the-phone consultation.

Statistical consultations

Can statistical consulting services help me virtually?

Yes! They can answer your statistics and analysis questions through:

  • online consultation using Google Meet 
  • Email: lib-statsconsulting@umd.edu
  • We currently specialize in SASSPSSR, and can also provide support on Survey Design and Analysis.
  • We do NOT tutor on statistical classes or homework. 

Visit the Research Commons website to book a virtual appointment.

Citation manager consultations

Can a citation management specialist help me virtually?

Yes! They can answer your citation management questions through:

  • Online consultation using Zoom
  • Email: lib-rc@umd.edu
  • We currently specialize in Zotero, Mendeley, and BookEnds but we can provide assistance on a wide array of citation managers.

Visit the Research Commons website to book a virtual appointment.