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Research and Writing (RAW) Consultations

Get Research and Writing (RAW) advice from experts at the Undergraduate Library and the Writers Workshop.

RAW consultations are now in session! Appointments are 4-9pm, Sunday-Thursday. See what kind of appointment you need below, and sign up for a consultation.

Sunday-Tuesday, and Thursday: RAW consultations are outside of the Writer’s Workshop on the upper level of the UGL.
Wednesdays: RAW consultations will be at Ikenberry Commons (301 E Gregory Dr) in room SDBR 2010B.

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Need help finding sources for a research paper? Wondering if a source is scholarly or not? Get Research and Writing (RAW) advice from experts at the Undergraduate Library and the Writer’s Workshop.

Research Consultations:

We will help you: 

    • Brainstorm a topic
    • Define and focus research questions
    • Locate your sources to support your paper
    • Plan effective strategies to explore research materials available in the library system.

Writing Consultations

We will help you:

    • Review your writing skills
    • Refine your writing skills
    • Develop arguments
    • Learn about expectations for academic writing
    • Create a writing plan.

Visit https://writersworkshop.illinois.edu/ to schedule an appointment.

A Combined Research And Writing Consultation

Meet simultaneously with a research consultant and a writing consultant.

We will help you:

    • Integrate your research into the writing process
    • Navigate the process of research-based writing assignments
    • Locate sources
    • Review your process

For an combined appointment, schedule a research consultation and write “research and writing consultation” in “Other.”

Busy? Email us at uglconsultations@library.illinois.edu.