Writing, English Language Support, & Research Assistance

English Language Support

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

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening
  • Pronunciation
  • Communication

Learn more about English language support programs and services in the library.

Writing

 

  • Meet 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
  • You do not need to have a completed draft of your paper to book or attend an appointment
  • French writing appointments are available during the fall and winter semesters

Faculty and instructors can also request instruction sessions on the above topics. Learn more about writing support in the library.

Research Assistance

Research assistance appointments will help you to:

  • Identify and narrow your topic
  • Learn advanced research skills
  • Get started on a literature review, scoping review, systematic review or other knowledge synthesis
  • Choose the right citation manager for you (Zotero, Mendeley, or EndNote) and learn how to export citations from library databases

For immediate help, you can also chat with us online.

Faculty and instructors can also request instruction sessions on the above topics. Learn more about Research Assistance in the library.