Help Options

This assignment requires quite a bit of research, and some of it may prove to be difficult.  Here are some of your options for seeking out help.

Watch the videos in this guide - The sections on your assignment match up with the sections in this guide.  If you're not sure which database to use for a particular section, this guide should help you identify your best options.  If you're not sure how to use those databases, start by watching the videos in this guide for some pointers.

Contact your TAs - Your TAs are very familiar with this assignment.  Don't hesitate to reach out to them with any questions that you may have.

Assignment "Working sessions" - If you have general questions on the assignment or if you want to see what questions other students have on the assignment.  These sessions also offer you an opportunity to work on your assignment and ask questions as they arise.

Meet with a Librarian - You are welcome to set-up an individual meeting with a librarian to receive research help on this project.  To do so, click on the "Schedule Appointment" button to the right.  You can also e-mail Tom directly at

Working Sessions

See below for dates and times for Working sessions where librarians will be available to answer questions related to the assignment.

Thursday, November 16 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm ; Stone Classroom 

Monday, November 20 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm ; Stone Classroom

Tuesday, November 28 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm ; Stone Classroom

Wednesday, November 29 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm ; Stone Classroom

Thursday, November 30 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm ; Stone Classroom

Friday, December 1 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm ; Stone Classroom


Please note: These sessions are intended as an opportunity to receive individualized help while you work on your assignment. 

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