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 Emery Shriver
American Studies Emery Shriver
Anthropology Christine Ménard
Arabic Studies Christine Ménard
Art – History Emery Shriver
Art – Studio Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Emery Shriver
Asian Studies Emery Shriver
Astronomy Abigail Cahill
Biology Abigail Cahill
Chemistry Abigail Cahill
Classics Emery Shriver
Comparative Literature Christine Ménard
Computer Science Regan Schwartz
Dance Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Economics Regan Schwartz
Education Christine Ménard
English Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Environmental Studies Tath Haver
Geosciences Regan Schwartz
German Christine Ménard
Global Studies Tath Haver
History Tath Haver
Jewish Studies Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Justice and Law Tath Haver
Latina/o Studies Emery Shriver
Leadership Studies Tath Haver
Mathematics & Statistics Regan Schwartz
Music Emery Shriver
Philosophy Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Physics Abigail Cahill
Political Science Tath Haver
Psychology Abigail Cahill
Public Health Abigail Cahill
Religion Hale Polebaum-Freeman
Romance Languages Christine Ménard
Russian Christine Ménard
Sociology Christine Ménard
Technology Studies Christine Ménard
Theatre Hale Polebaum-Freeman
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.