Student Consultants

If you need help navigating the library’s services and resources, get in touch with a student who works as a peer information consultant.

For individual or private assistance, contact us at PICConsult@umich.edu or join our virtual drop-in hours Sunday through Thursday from 6 to 10pm at https://umich.zoom.us/j/91495545187.

Support for students

We can help you complete a variety of tasks, including:

  • finding and narrowing a research topic
  • locating a great source
  • using library databases
  • creating accurate citations

And more — just ask!

We can also partner with your student organization to help develop an exhibit, co-host an event, and more.

Support for faculty

We also work with faculty, staff, and departments to provide:

  • tours of Hatcher and Shapiro libraries
  • classroom or study table support
  • workshops on library research 
  • workshops on developing effective presentations

Need scholarly support that's not on this list? Let us know. We might be able to help.

Who we are

Our peer information consultants are library student employees from culturally diverse backgrounds who contribute their skills and perspectives — and receive specialized training in information literacy and research – to support teaching and learning at the university.

This work is part of the library’s Peer Information Consulting (PIC) program, a long-running initiative designed to support student success.

Questions? Contact Alexandra Rivera at alexriv@umich.edu or Jesus Espinoza at ejesus@umich.edu.

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