Research Help

Research Help

Research Help

In Person    In Person

Stop by the Library Service Desk  (Library North, 1st floor) when you have questions or need help with library research.  You can meet with a student research consultant (during the library's hours ) to get help with search strategies, finding, evaluating, & citing sources, etc.  Librarians are on-call to assist with in-depth research questions.

By Appointment     By Appointment

If you have an in-depth research question and would like to have a research consultation session with a librarian in your subject area, please consult our Library Subject Specialists directory and contact the librarian for your College/Department.

By Chat     24/7 Online Chat

You'll be connected to a pool of librarians from Cal State University academic libraries in CA and across the country.  Access the Chat Service  

By Phone     By Phone

Call (323) 343-3988 during our research consultation hours.

By Email   Email a Librarian 
Available to current students, faculty & staff of Cal State LA with University email accounts.   Ask a Librarian your question.