Research Appointments

Whether you are starting your first research project at Williams, or have written a dozen papers already, you can benefit from a one-on-one session with a librarian.

During a research appointment, a librarian can help you:

  • Find specific sources for a research paper, lab report, or other assignment
  • Do a comprehensive literature review for your thesis
  • Search the catalogs of major research centers or archives
  • Request material through interlibrary loan
  • Learn how to use subject-specific research tools
  • Set up Endnote to manage your research citations
Department Instruction Liaison
Africana Studies Lori DuBois
American Studies Lori DuBois
Anthropology Christine Ménard
Arabic Studies Christine Ménard
Art Emery Shriver
Asian Studies Emery Shriver
Astronomy Abigail Cahill
Biology Helena Warburg
Chemistry Abigail Cahill
Classics Emery Shriver
Comparative Literature Christine Ménard
Computer Science Abigail Cahill
Dance Lori DuBois
Economics Lori DuBois
Education Lori DuBois
English Lori DuBois
Environmental Studies Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Geosciences Helena Warburg
German Christine Ménard
Global Studies Hale Polebaum-Freeman
History Lori DuBois
Jewish Studies Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Justice and Law Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Latina/o Studies Emery Shriver
Leadership Studies Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Mathematics & Statistics Helena Warburg
Music Emery Shriver
Philosophy Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Physics Abigail Cahill
Political Science Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Psychology Helena Warburg
Public Health Helena Warburg
Religion Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Romance Languages Christine Ménard
Russian Christine Ménard
Sociology Christine Ménard
Theatre Lori DuBois
Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Emery Shriver

Special Collections

Librarians and archivists are available for one-on-one appointments to assist with your research project. We can help you:

  • Find rare books, manuscripts, and archives that relate to your research topic
  • Build skills to interpret rare books and primary sources
  • Determine how to use and cite rare books and primary sources

Each member of our staff has expertise in different areas.  Contact us about your research project and we’ll match you with someone who can help.