Research and Instruction

The Research and Instruction Department strives to anticipate and meet the research and information needs of the Sam Houston State University community by continuously improving the effectiveness of its instructional and research services, and by collaborating with other library units to provide effective access to a global and dynamic array of electronic, print, and other resources.

Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian: Have a question? Contact the library via chat, text, email, phone, or in person. Available 100+ hours a week.

Individual Research Consultations

For more in-depth research questions, consider these options:

Library Instruction Sessions*

Library Instruction Sessions: Request an in-person library instruction session tailored for a course or assignment, or an embedded librarian to be added to a Blackboard course for online research and library instruction support

*This service is reserved for teaching faculty

Tours and Workshops

Tours and Workshops: Sign up for a tour of the library, or request a workshop on using library resources in a specific subject area