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Research Guidance

Reference Service
The St. John's University Libraries' Reference department provides drop-in reference service at campus library reference desks, e-mail and text reference through the Ask Us! Service, and one-on-one reference service by appointment.

St. John's University Libraries run workshops throughout each semester on different aspects of doing research and using software. Find the workshop you want and register online. Workshops are free to students, faculty and staff members.

Research Survival Guide
Provides an overview of the research process, including choosing a topic, forming a thesis, finding and evaluating information, and citing information and avoiding plagiarism.

Copyright Guidelines
Provides a rudimentary introduction to US copyright law.

Research Instruction
Faculty members may contact Instructional Services to schedule in-class library instruction.