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University Libraries - Peer Research Consultations

Drop-In Peer Research Consultations -- No appointment necessary!

The Thomas Cooper Library’s Undergraduate Ambassador and Peer Researchers are now offering drop-in peer research consultations. 

Drop-In Hours at the Reference Desk of Thomas Cooper Library:

Monday-Thursday, 3pm-10pm

Friday, 12pm-3pm

Sunday, 3pm-10pm                                         

Peer Research Consultants provide one-on-one assistance to develop research strategies needed to write an excellent research paper. The consultants are USC students who are specially trained to help other students:

  • Find scholarly and academic sources
  • Narrow down paper topics
  • Create and refine research questions
  • Navigate the Libraries' website and locate good databases for a topic
  • Choose and revise keywords for searching
  • Identifying appropriate source types

If you would like to schedule a research appointment with a subject specialist, feel free to make an appointment using the Book a Librarian service