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University of Wyoming Libraries Research Launchpad

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Liaison Librarians: Services and Best Practices: Research Services

This guide is intended to provide context, contacts, services offered, and best practices for the subject liaison program at the University of Wyoming Libraries.

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What We Offer

  • On-demand research and information support (Research Help Desk, instant message, text, email, phone) for undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members
  • Individual research consultations involving subject or other in-depth specialized areas of expertise
  • Online research guides, tutorials, and more
  • Research guidance and support for students writing theses, Plan B papers and disserations, capstone and other projects
  • Research support to interdisciplinary projects and strategic priorities at the campus level

 

 

Research Services Best Practices

      Best practices:

  • Continuously evaluate and assess research and information-related services
  •  Analyze and understand users’ research and information needs to develop, refine, assess, and sustain research and information services and programs in all formats
  •  Actively seek opportunities to foster interdisciplinary collaborations in the provision of research and information services across the campus
  • Develop and conduct studies to assess users’ research, information, and technology needs 
  • Regularly survey departmental web sites, press releases, and other appropriates sources to identify UW faculty research interests, announcements of new university initiatives and centers, and more