Use this form to request one-to-one research assistance from our subject librarians. 

  • Research consultation hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
  • Appointments are limited to UCSB students, faculty, and staff.
  • Please allow at least 2 business days for your appointment to be scheduled.  If you need help sooner, please visit the Services Desk in the Library Paseo.
  • It may take 30-60 minutes to adequately cover some research questions.  Please plan accordingly.
  • Contact the subject librarian if you need to cancel your appointment.  If you are more than 10 minutes late, you will need to reschedule.

You will be contacted via the email address you enter.

Examples: Writing 2 - Prof. Jones; Political Science (Used to refer you to the appropriate subject librarian)
Please suggest three dates and times when you are available to meet. Appointments can only be scheduled Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm. Example: Mon., Oct. 9 at 3 pm; Tues., Oct. 10 between 10 am - 1 pm; anytime Fri. Oct. 13.