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Effective Research Assistant

Explore this guide to learn about the tips and tricks of becoming an effective research assistant for your professor.

Getting Help

Research Help

   Library Help Desk
   Ground floor, AUS Library
   06 5152277
   Help desk open during library hours


For help during academic calendar weekends, final exams & semester breaks, email:

Modified hours for Ramadan & summer semester

Effective Research Assistant

Welcome to the Effective Research Assistant libguide. This guide is designed specifically for students who are working with faculty as research assistants. The guide is divided into various sections that will help you to track down research materials quickly and efficiently for faculty, how to manage data, how to track newly published research through alerts, and how to import, store and share research citations using Endnote Web. 

Please review this guide to help you get acquainted to the variety of resources available for you and professor. 

Additional help is easily available. Email to get in touch with a librarian assigned to your department. We can set up a consultation appointment to help you get organized and working effectively for your professor. 



Faculty Resources