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Gould Library staff continue our commitment to support the teaching and research needs of the Carleton community. Information on remote access to library resources and services will be updated regularly on the Remote Resources and Guidance for Library Users page and this FAQ. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need additional assistance.

Schedule an Appointment with Emily

Schedule an Appointment with Emily

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I'm happy to meet with you!

My office hours change from day to day, so please click on the link below and schedule a time to meet with me!

Schedule an Appointment (we can meet in person or on Zoom!)

If our calendars do not match, please email me at escharf and we'll find a time.

Phone: 507-222-5304
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Office: Libe 469 (in the corner of the Reference Room on the main floor of the library)


What happens during our appointment?

When we meet to chat about your research, we might discuss the following or answer the questions below:

  • Chat about what you're learning, what you've found, how the process is going, what else you might need, etc. Students often find that a discussion about their research helps to generate new ideas and potential search terms.
  • Refining your topic - perhaps it's too broad or too narrow
  • How do I find books, articles, studies, etc. on my topic?
  • How do I find specific books, articles, etc.?
  • Preparing for your Comps
  • Preparing to do research during an Off Campus Program or doing your research during an Off Campus Program