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Research Consultations

Schedule an appointment with a librarian for a research consultation. You can also schedule a consultation with staff for assistance with statistics, geographic information systems, programming, or coding.

Instructions for scheduling an appointment

  1. If you do not already have one, create an account using your GW email address.
  2. Sign in to the scheduling system and choose a schedule. GELMAN is selected automatically. If you would like to make an appointment at Eckles Library, select ECKLES.
  3. Research staff are available during the white time slots. Use the top navigation to look at different weeks. You can only schedule appointments up to two weeks in advance.
  4. Click on the calendar slot for which you would like to make an appointment. More information about the person with whom you are booking an appointment will appear above the required form.
  5. Complete the form and click SAVE APPOINTMENT once the required fields are completed.
  6. A confirmation email will be sent to you with details about your appointment.

Subjects

Consultation Staff

Subject:

Lauren Knoche

Evening Manager & Outreach Coordinator, Eckles Library
Consultation Subjects:
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Subject: Africana Studies

David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
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Subject: American Studies

David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
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Tina Plottel

Instruction & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
American Studies, General Reference, Journalism, Music, Sociology, UW 1020
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Subject: Anthropology

David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
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Subject: Art Education

Shira Eller

Art and Design Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art Education, Art History, Exhibition Design, General Reference, Graphic Design, Photojournalism
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Subject: Art History

Shira Eller

Art and Design Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art Education, Art History, Exhibition Design, General Reference, Graphic Design, Photojournalism
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Elizabeth Harter

Humanities Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art History, Art Therapy, Dance, Film/Television, General Reference, German, Historic Preservation, History, Theater
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Subject: Art Therapy

Elizabeth Harter

Humanities Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art History, Art Therapy, Dance, Film/Television, General Reference, German, Historic Preservation, History, Theater
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Subject: Business

Shmuel Ben-Gad

Reference and Collection Development Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Business, Economics, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, General Reference, Judaic Studies, Law Firm Management, Organizational Sciences, Public Administration, Publishing
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Subject: China Studies

Yan He

China Studies Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
China Studies
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Subject: Classics

Dolsy Smith

Collections Strategist
Consultation Subjects:
Classics, Digital Humanities, English/American Literature, General Reference, Philosophy, Religion, UW 1020
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Subject: Coding

Dan Kerchner

Senior Software Developer
Consultation Subjects:
Coding, Programming
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Justin Littman

Software Developer
Consultation Subjects:
Coding, Programming
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Laura Wrubel

Software Development Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Coding, Programming
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Subject: Communication

David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
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Subject: Criminal Justice

David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
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Subject: Dance

Elizabeth Harter

Humanities Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art History, Art Therapy, Dance, Film/Television, General Reference, German, Historic Preservation, History, Theater
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Subject: Digital Humanities

Dolsy Smith

Collections Strategist
Consultation Subjects:
Classics, Digital Humanities, English/American Literature, General Reference, Philosophy, Religion, UW 1020
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Subject: Economics

Shmuel Ben-Gad

Reference and Collection Development Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Business, Economics, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, General Reference, Judaic Studies, Law Firm Management, Organizational Sciences, Public Administration, Publishing
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Subject: Education

Dorinne Banks

Education Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Education, General Reference
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Ann Brown

Reference & Instruction Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Education, Film/Television, General Reference, Pop Culture
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Subject: Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Shmuel Ben-Gad

Reference and Collection Development Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Business, Economics, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, General Reference, Judaic Studies, Law Firm Management, Organizational Sciences, Public Administration, Publishing
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Subject: Engineering

Debbie Bezanson

Senior Research Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Engineering, Science
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Subject: Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Valerie Emerson

ETD Administrator/E-Resources
Consultation Subjects:
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
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Subject: Exhibition Design

Shira Eller

Art and Design Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art Education, Art History, Exhibition Design, General Reference, Graphic Design, Photojournalism
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Subject: Film/Television

Ann Brown

Reference & Instruction Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Education, Film/Television, General Reference, Pop Culture
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Elizabeth Harter

Humanities Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art History, Art Therapy, Dance, Film/Television, General Reference, German, Historic Preservation, History, Theater
aboutcontact

Subject: Law Firm Management

Shmuel Ben-Gad

Reference and Collection Development Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Business, Economics, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, General Reference, Judaic Studies, Law Firm Management, Organizational Sciences, Public Administration, Publishing
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Subject: Forensic Sciences

David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
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Subject: General Reference

Dorinne Banks

Education Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Education, General Reference
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Shmuel Ben-Gad

Reference and Collection Development Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Business, Economics, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, General Reference, Judaic Studies, Law Firm Management, Organizational Sciences, Public Administration, Publishing
aboutcontact

Ann Brown

Reference & Instruction Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Education, Film/Television, General Reference, Pop Culture
aboutcontact

Shira Eller

Art and Design Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art Education, Art History, Exhibition Design, General Reference, Graphic Design, Photojournalism
aboutcontact

David Ettinger

Reference & Instruction Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference, International Affairs, Political Science
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William Gillis

Director of Research Services
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference, Humanities, Social Science
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Elizabeth Harter

Humanities Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art History, Art Therapy, Dance, Film/Television, General Reference, German, Historic Preservation, History, Theater
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Tolonda Henderson

Reference & Instruction Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference
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David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
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David Lemmons

Manager, Eckles Library
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference
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Joscelyn Leventhal

Distance Education/Off-Campus Services Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference
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Tina Plottel

Instruction & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
American Studies, General Reference, Journalism, Music, Sociology, UW 1020
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Monecia Samuel

Liaison Librarian United States Institute of Peace
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference, Health Sciences
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Dolsy Smith

Collections Strategist
Consultation Subjects:
Classics, Digital Humanities, English/American Literature, General Reference, Philosophy, Religion, UW 1020
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Morgan Stoddard

Director of Research Services
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference, Government, Law
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Subject: German

Elizabeth Harter

Humanities Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art History, Art Therapy, Dance, Film/Television, General Reference, German, Historic Preservation, History, Theater
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Subject: Government

Morgan Stoddard

Director of Research Services
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference, Government, Law
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Subject: Graphic Design

Shira Eller

Art and Design Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art Education, Art History, Exhibition Design, General Reference, Graphic Design, Photojournalism
aboutcontact

Subject: Health Sciences

Monecia Samuel

Liaison Librarian United States Institute of Peace
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference, Health Sciences
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Subject: Historic Preservation

Elizabeth Harter

Humanities Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art History, Art Therapy, Dance, Film/Television, General Reference, German, Historic Preservation, History, Theater
aboutcontact

Subject: History

Elizabeth Harter

Humanities Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art History, Art Therapy, Dance, Film/Television, General Reference, German, Historic Preservation, History, Theater
aboutcontact

David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
aboutcontact

Subject: Humanities

William Gillis

Director of Research Services
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference, Humanities, Social Science
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Subject: Interior Architecture & Design

David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
aboutcontact

Subject: International Affairs

David Ettinger

Reference & Instruction Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference, International Affairs, Political Science
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Subject: Journalism

Tina Plottel

Instruction & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
American Studies, General Reference, Journalism, Music, Sociology, UW 1020
aboutcontact

Subject: Judaic Studies

Shmuel Ben-Gad

Reference and Collection Development Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Business, Economics, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, General Reference, Judaic Studies, Law Firm Management, Organizational Sciences, Public Administration, Publishing
aboutcontact

Subject: Law

Morgan Stoddard

Director of Research Services
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference, Government, Law
aboutcontact

Subject: English/American Literature

Dolsy Smith

Collections Strategist
Consultation Subjects:
Classics, Digital Humanities, English/American Literature, General Reference, Philosophy, Religion, UW 1020
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Subject: Middle East

Amanda Steinberg

Middle East and North Africa Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Middle East, North Africa
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Subject: Museum Studies

David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
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Subject: Music

Tina Plottel

Instruction & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
American Studies, General Reference, Journalism, Music, Sociology, UW 1020
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Subject: North Africa

Amanda Steinberg

Middle East and North Africa Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Middle East, North Africa
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Subject: Organizational Sciences

Shmuel Ben-Gad

Reference and Collection Development Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Business, Economics, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, General Reference, Judaic Studies, Law Firm Management, Organizational Sciences, Public Administration, Publishing
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Subject: Philosophy

Dolsy Smith

Collections Strategist
Consultation Subjects:
Classics, Digital Humanities, English/American Literature, General Reference, Philosophy, Religion, UW 1020
aboutcontact

Subject: Photojournalism

Shira Eller

Art and Design Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art Education, Art History, Exhibition Design, General Reference, Graphic Design, Photojournalism
aboutcontact

Subject: Political Communication

David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
aboutcontact

Subject: Political Science

David Ettinger

Reference & Instruction Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference, International Affairs, Political Science
aboutcontact

Subject: Pop Culture

Ann Brown

Reference & Instruction Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Education, Film/Television, General Reference, Pop Culture
aboutcontact

Subject: Programming

Dan Kerchner

Senior Software Developer
Consultation Subjects:
Coding, Programming
aboutcontact

Justin Littman

Software Developer
Consultation Subjects:
Coding, Programming
aboutcontact

Laura Wrubel

Software Development Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Coding, Programming
aboutcontact

Subject: Public Administration

Shmuel Ben-Gad

Reference and Collection Development Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Business, Economics, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, General Reference, Judaic Studies, Law Firm Management, Organizational Sciences, Public Administration, Publishing
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Subject: Publishing

Shmuel Ben-Gad

Reference and Collection Development Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Business, Economics, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, General Reference, Judaic Studies, Law Firm Management, Organizational Sciences, Public Administration, Publishing
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Subject: Religion

Dolsy Smith

Collections Strategist
Consultation Subjects:
Classics, Digital Humanities, English/American Literature, General Reference, Philosophy, Religion, UW 1020
aboutcontact

Subject: Science

Debbie Bezanson

Senior Research Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Engineering, Science
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Subject: Social Science

William Gillis

Director of Research Services
Consultation Subjects:
General Reference, Humanities, Social Science
aboutcontact

Subject: Sociology

David Killian

Collections Development & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Forensic Sciences, General Reference, History, Interior Architecture & Design, Museum Studies, Political Communication, Sociology
aboutcontact

Tina Plottel

Instruction & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
American Studies, General Reference, Journalism, Music, Sociology, UW 1020
aboutcontact

Subject: Theater

Elizabeth Harter

Humanities Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
Art History, Art Therapy, Dance, Film/Television, General Reference, German, Historic Preservation, History, Theater
aboutcontact

Subject: UW 1020

Tina Plottel

Instruction & Reference Librarian
Consultation Subjects:
American Studies, General Reference, Journalism, Music, Sociology, UW 1020
aboutcontact

Dolsy Smith

Collections Strategist
Consultation Subjects:
Classics, Digital Humanities, English/American Literature, General Reference, Philosophy, Religion, UW 1020
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