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Student Research Consultants

Student Research Consultants (SRCs) are Cal State LA students who have been trained to help with basic research and citation questions. If you need help getting started with your research, brainstorming keywords, finding books and articles on a particular subject, or formatting citations, make a half-hour appointment to meet with a research consultant.

Please note that SRCs will not complete research or format citations for you, but they will provide examples and model best practices to walk you through the research and citation process.

How to Create Your Appointment:

  • Log into MyCalStateLA.
  • Click on Navigate LA Appointment Scheduling under Academics.
  • Click on Get Assistance.
  • Choose the type of appointment Learning Assistance.
  • Choose the service Basic Research Help or Citation Help.
  • Pick a date/time that fits your schedule or click on Find an Available Time.
  • Once you select a day and time, add details in the comments section regarding your appointment (i.e., course number, research topic, assignment or citation style.).
  • Click on schedule.

                                                                                 Make an Appointment

Hours of Operation

Spring 2022 Semester Hours:

Monday to Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location

Research appointments are available online (via Zoom) and in-person in the glass cubicles on the 1st floor of the library north.

Contact Us

If you need accommodations or help to make or cancel your appointment, please contact the Research and Instructional Services Assistant: [email protected] or call (323) 343-3983.