COVID-19 Update: Although the Gould Library building remains closed, the 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.
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