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Research Guides

VIC327/INF330: Digital Material Culture/Born-Digital Culture

Research and Writing Support

Online research consultations

VIC students:
Can book an online research consultation with Diane Michaud, Vic Librarian, E.J. Pratt Library –
Bachelor of Information students:
Can book an online research consultation with Nalini Singh, Liaison Librarian for the iSchool –

During a consultation (30-60 minutes) we can:

  • Discuss your research topic, help you fine tune it  – e.g., narrow it down to an appropriate thesis or research question
  • Discuss the appropriate tools to use to find supporting research, evidence or additional information
  • Enhance your search strategy – e.g., help you identify the most effective search terms

Email your designated librarian and include the following:

  • Describe your question or research topic
  • Include an assignment description if applicable
  • Suggest 3 different days/times when you would like to meet – a minimum of 2 days notice is preferred

Ask Chat with a Librarian

AskChat with a Librarian offers online research help via instant messaging. The service is available over extensive hours during the fall and winter semesters.

The Writing Centre

The Writing Centre offers invaluable services to help students improve their writing, such as,
individual consultations by appointment, workshops & clinics and online writing handouts.
Vic's Writing CentreYou can book a writing centre appointment (follow the prompts).

St. George campus-based Writing Centres