Writing, English Language Support, & Research Assistance

English Language Support

If English isn't your first language, we can help with

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Pronunciation
  • Communication

Find out more about EAL Programs and Services in the library.


  • Meet in person or online with a staff or peer consultant
  • Get feedback on your writing at all stages of the writing process
  • Learn strategies for organising your ideas and structuring your thesis, papers, and chapters
  • Receive advice on clarity, cohesion, and style
  • Please bring a printed copy of any drafts or notes you would like to talk about
  • French writing appointments are available during the fall and winter semesters

Find out more about writing support in the library.

Research Assistance

Your first stop for research assistance is the Ask Us Desk.

Get help right away during Drop-in Research Help hours.

You can also chat with us online.

Book a research assistance consultation for more specialized assistance such as:

  • Research for a thesis, dissertation, or major paper
  • How to get started on a literature review, scoping review, or systematic review

To learn more about citation management software, such as Zotero and Mendeley, attend one of our citation management workshops.

Learn more about Research Assistance in the library.

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