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Library Research Help

Research librarians can help you to search for articles, books, statistics, datasets, and more! We can also help you to explore and focus your research topic, and to collect, organize, and cite your sources.  

Research help is available every weekday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, except on staff holidays. 

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Call: 781-736-4627

Email: researchhelp@brandeis.edu

Drop in: Research Help Desk on the first floor of Goldfarb Library

  • During Fall & Spring semesters: Mon-Fri, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • During break periods & Summer semesters, ask at our Information & Borrowing desk to meet with a research librarian.

Research Consultation:

  • Library Subject Liaisons: Every undergraduate major and graduate program at Brandeis has a librarian who specializes in that area of research.  We are happy to be contacted and to meet by appointment to discuss your research!

E-Resource Help: Report an issue with a database, e-book or e-journal.

Library Purchase Request Form:  Suggest the purchase of a book, journal, DVD or other scholarly resource.

Library Account and Borrowing Help: For issues with your library account or borrowed items, or general inquiries about the library and library services, please email borrowing@brandeis.edu.

Main Library Desk: For general information needs during library open hours, visit or contact our Information & Borrowing desk in Goldfarb Library, (781) 736-4670.

Get Started Using the Library

Locating Items in the Library:

Subject Guides: Find the resources you need for a specific topic.

Course Guides: Find the resources you need for specific Brandeis classes.

Citation Management: Find out about EndNote and Zotero and how to use them to manage your citations.

Copyright Policies: Brandeis policies, plus information guides on copyright.

Services for People with Disabilities: LTS provides access and services to all members of the Brandeis community. Get detailed information on adaptive technlogy, book retrieval, parking, and more.

LTS LibX Toolbar: a Google Chrome/Firefox plugin to search the Library Catalog, Brandeis Scholar (and more!) from your browser.