Doing Research

A guide to more effective research

Research Help in person, by phone and email

Reference help is available in person and by phone
Friendly library staff are ready to help
with research questions and challenges
by phone, in person and by email

Monday - Friday & most Saturdays in Fall & Winter
Please check the library hours page for availability

We can help you....

  • Navigate the library website, databases and other resources
  • Select appropriate resources for your assignment
  • Evaluate the credibility and reliability of what you've found
  • Create or modify a search strategy to get better results

and much more!


Online Research Help

Research help is available online and by text messageUse your web browser to connect using the askON button anywhere on the library website or text us for help:

(705) 980-0030

Staff are available to help you learn research skills.
Check our hours page for availability.

askON online research helpaskON library staff are available to chat in real-time and help you

  • formulate research topics
  • find library and online resources on your topic
  • select and access appropriate resources
  • evaluate information sources

Click the askON button where ever you see it to connect with us or learn more.

Watch for our new askON Click to Chat button appearing on most library pages in the bottom right corner The askON Click to Chat button is blue with white lettering & the askON logo

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