Notice: The East Wing of the Main Library is closed until 3pm on Wednesday, June 26, as we continue major construction work.  We apologize for this inconvenience. For more information or for assistance accessing library resources, please visit any of our information desks, or call 517-355-2333.
Notice: The East Wing of the Main Library is closed until 3pm on Wednesday, June 26, as we continue major construction work.  We apologize for this inconvenience. For more information or for assistance accessing library resources, please visit any of our information desks, or call 517-355-2333.
Notice: Due to ongoing construction, 4 East is currently closed to the public.  To obtain items located on 4 East, please place an online request for the item to be paged for you using the ‘Place Request’ button in the catalog. Please visit our Circulation FAQ page for assistance in using our catalog.
Notice: Due to ongoing construction, 4 East is currently closed to the public.  To obtain items located on 4 East, please place an online request for the item to be paged for you using the ‘Place Request’ button in the catalog. Please visit our Circulation FAQ page for assistance in using our catalog.
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Library Peer Research Advisor Program

The PRA program is closed for the summer. See you in Fall 2024!

Can’t find sources for your paper? Need a scholarly article but don’t know where to start? And how do you cite a podcast in MLA, anyway? Undergraduate Peer Research Advisors are available to help you with any questions you have about finding, using, evaluating, and citing information for papers, presentations or posters.

Find an Appointment - All Locations

You can schedule up to 60 minutes.

Main Library (1 West Study Lounge)

Location: Main Library, North Study Lounge (1 West)

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 5 - 8 pm

Walk-ins welcome!

Main Library Appointment

Hubbard (Room 133)

Location: Room 133 is located near the Sparty's in Hubbard

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 6 - 9 pm

Walk-ins welcome!

Hubbard Appointment

Online

Location: Zoom

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 6 - 9 pm

By appointment only

Online Appointment

Additional Information

What do Peer Research Advisors do?

  • Help you plan for a research project (developing a search strategy)
  • Help you find information for your research papers (like scholarly articles or books)
  • Help you evaluate the information you find (is this paper scholarly?)
  • Understand citation styles and create citations (MLA, APA, etc.)
  • Get you connected to the library services that will help you most

...and more!

Contact

Emilia Marcyk-Taylor
MSU Libraries' Engagement Center Services Coordinator
marcyk@msu.edu
517-884-6455