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Research Consultations

Research got you down? Confused about where to start? Get help!

Consult with your subject librarian to discuss

  • ideas, research topics and subject databases
  • critical thinking and search strategies
  • citation management
  • any other research questions you have

Email (or phone) the librarian for your topic area to set up an appointment. Not sure who to contact or need help now?  Try one of our Ask the Library services.

Let us know your research topic, what help you'd like, and some possible dates/times you are available.

Who can use this service?

All MSU students, faculty, and staff, as well as community members. We will work with groups as well as individuals. We can consult in person or if you are not in Bozeman, we can consult online as well


Department Subject Librarian Email Phone (406)
ACE Language Institute Jim Thull 994-5305
Agriculture Amy Bekkerman 994-6668
American Studies Jan Zauha 994-6554
Anthropology Hannah McKelvey 994-5334
Architecture Jim Thull 994-5305
Art Jim Thull 994-5305
Business Greg Notess 994-6563
Cell Biology & Neuroscience Leila Sterman 994-4519
Chemical & Biological Engineering Kirsten DeMoss 994-4313
Chemistry & Biochemistry Greg Notess 994-6563
Children's Literature Sheila Bonnand 994-4130
Civil Engineering Jim Thull 994-5305
Computer Science Sara Mannheimer 994-3361
Earth Sciences Sheila Bonnand 994-4130
Ecology Kirsten DeMoss 994-4313
Economics Amy Bekkerman 994-6668
Education Mary Anne Hansen 994-3162
Electrical & Computer Engineering Scott Young 994-6429
English (Literature & Writing) Jan Zauha
Extension Amy Bekkerman 994-6668
Extension Service Amy Bekkerman 994-6668
Film and Photography Jason Clark 994-6801
Gallatin College Mary Anne Hansen 994-3162
Government Documents Amy Foster 994-5301
Graduate School Greg Notess 994-1873
Health & Human Development Mary Anne Hansen 994-3162
History Jan Zauha 994-6554
International Programs Mary Anne Hansen 994-3162
Liberal Studies Jan Zauha 994-6554
Mathematical Sciences Sara Mannheimer 994-3361
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Kirsten DeMoss 994-4313
Microbiology and Immunology Leila Sterman 994-4519
Modern Languages & Literatures:
Sheila Bonnand 994-4130
Music Greg Notess 994-6563
Native American Studies Jim Thull 994-5305
Nursing Sheila Bonnand and Mary Anne Hansen and 994-3162
Philosophy Jan Zauha 994-6554
Physics Sheila Bonnand 994-4130
Political Science Doralyn Rossmann 994-6549
Pre-Med / WWAMI Sheila Bonnand and Mary Anne Hansen and 994-3162
Psychology Mary Anne Hansen 994-3162
Religious Studies Jan Zauha 994-6554
Sociology and Anthropology Hannah McKelvey 994-5334
University Studies Jim Thull 994-5305
Veterinary Medicine Amy Bekkerman 994-6668
Women's Studies Jan Zauha 994-6554
Writing Center Jan Zauha 994-6554

Not sure who to contact or need help now? Contact the Research Center Desk.