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VIC168 Identity and Equality in the Public Sphere

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Research consultation (individual appointments)

You can book an online or in-person research consultation with the librarian who assembled this guide, Diane Michaud, from the E.J. Pratt Library. During a 30-60 minute consultation we can:

  • discuss your research topic, help you fine tune it (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 (help you identify the most effective search terms)

Simply email me: 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)

Drop-in research help (fall 2023):

Come in to the E.J. Pratt Library for on-the-spot research help.
Mon, Tues, Fri: 10am - 4:45pm, Wed: 12:15pm - 2:30pm and Thurs: 1pm - 4:45pm.
During those hours, a Graduate Research Assistant should be available at the library's Research Help/Reference Desk. They can provide suggestions and research strategies.

Research help via chat:

"Ask, Chat with a Librarian" online research help via instant messaging is available over extensive hours during the fall and winter semesters.

The Writing Centre 

Writing Instructors offer invaluable services to help students improve their writing, such as,

You can book an appointment with Vic's Writing Centre, from this page.