York University Libraries offers you bookable consultations with librarians.
In light of COVID-19, currently these are available online (via Zoom).
Consultations with a subject/disciplinary librarian can help you with:
- Refining research topics and developing research strategies
- Use the best search tools and databases for your assignments or research projects
- Evaluating information sources for research projects
- Conducting research for theses, dissertations or major papers
- Conducting research for literature reviews
Consultations with a data services librarian can help you with:
- Finding and evaluating datasets for your assignment, research project, thesis or dissertation
- Finding Canadian, foreign national and international aggregated data, statistics, and microdata
- Finding and evaluating geospatial information (geospatial data, Geographical Information Systems, and maps)
Please note that:
- Consultation appointments may be made up to 60 minutes in duration.
- Graduate students or faculty can book with a librarian up to three weeks ahead of the date of requesting assistance.
- The librarian you contact may refer you to another unit or individual for assistance depending on the nature of the request and the expertise required.
Note that by requesting a service, you are consenting that York University Libraries can use your personal information to respond to your query.