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Engagement Centers: Peer Research Assistant Program

Get help from a Peer Research Assistant!

Library Peer Research Assistants (PRAs) are available Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday, 5 pm - 8 pm to help with your library and research needs.

You can schedule up to 60 minutes. Click here to access entire appointment calendar.

During Fall 2020, all appointments will take place online via Zoom. You will receive a Zoom link when you request an appointment.

Please contact if Zoom poses a barrier to your participation in this service.

What do PRAs do?

  • Help you find information for your research papers
  • Help you identify different kinds of materials, like articles, books, or whatever else you need
  • Understand citation styles and create citations
  • Get you connected to the library services that will help you most

...and more!

East (Hubbard 133)

Closed Fall 2020
Location: Hubbard 133, next to the Writing Center
Hours: 6 pm - 9 pm, Sunday - Wednesday

east enegagment center room 133

Brody (Brody 159)

Closed Fall 2020
Location: Brody 159, in the Writing Center
Hours: 6 pm - 9 pm, Sunday - Wednesday

conference room 159 door showing peer research assistant poster

South (Holden C124)

Closed Fall 2020
Location: Holden C124, in the Writing Center
Hours: 6 pm - 9 pm, Sunday - Wednesday

door to writing center in Holden

River Trail (McDonel outside C105)

Closed Fall 2020
Location: McDonel outside C105 (Writing Center)
Hours: 6 pm - 9 pm, Sunday - Wednesday

sign stating "this space is reserved for peer research assistant program"

Peer Research Assistant Presentation

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Emilia Marcyk
MSU Libraries' Engagement Center Services Coordinator

Michigan State University