Library Research Appointment Request

One-on-One Research Appointment Request

We need at least 2 days’ notice before the appointment. If you need help sooner, please ask a librarian at the Reference Desk.

Available in fall and spring semesters, from 9 am – 4 pm, Monday through Thursday, 9 am – 1 pm Fridays. Requests made Friday afternoon will not be replied to until Monday morning.

Who needs a research appointment?

  • Research appointments are for instruction or for specific research issues that may take more time and focus.
  • For help with thesis statements or writing, consult the Learning Resource Center at (818) 364-7754.
  • Individuals or small groups can request appointments.
  • One appointment per assignment, please.

How much time is needed?

  • Appointment times are based on availability. We will do our best to work with your preferences, as librarians are available. We may be able to answer your questions through email!
  • Usually, consults last about 15-30 minutes.


  • Reference appointments can provide guidance on MLA and APA formatting/citations and research/databases.
  • Book early and let us help you!

Help Desk

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Reference Desk: (818) 364-7600 ext: 7105
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