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COVID-19 Update: Although access to Gould Library remains closed, library staff will continue our commitment to support the teaching and research needs of the Carleton community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the Governor’s stay at home order, the library has moved to a virtual services model from March 28 through April 10, 2020. Our extensive collection of digital materials remains available, and the majority of library services are accessible remotely. Information on library resources and services will be updated regularly on the Spring 2020: Remote Resources and Guidance for Library Users page. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need assistance accessing resources and services.

Schedule an Appointment with Emily

Schedule an Appointment with Emily

Emily Scharf

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 online, email, or chat!)

If our calendars do not match, please email me at escharf (we can usually work something out).

Office: Libe 469 (remotely for now)
Email: escharf@carleton.edu
Phone: 507-222-7176 (voicemail only)
Pronouns: she/her/hers

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