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Introduction to Graduate Research

This guide was designed to introduce you to the basic research skills needed to conduct library related research at the graduate level.

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There are many ways you can contact a librarian.



Chat: Chat live with a person at the reference desk. 

Text Message:  Send your question to (901) 730-6733.

Phone:  Call our Research desk at (901) 448-5404 or 1 (877) 747-0004 (toll free).

Email:  Send emails to E-mail is checked Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm. Most questions will be answered within 24 hours, although response time depends on the nature of the question.

In Person : Feel free to stop by to see us anytime during normal desk hours. If you need help with a more complex research question, we recommend scheduling an appointment with your college or department assigned liaison librarian. Individual consultations are available for UTHSC faculty, staff, residents and students only.