Research Help Desk

Research Help Desk

The Research Helpdesk is a demand-responsive service to help researchers find information for their research assignments, thesis or research papers. We help you articulate your research question, identify the best sources and formulate your search strategy.

Research advice and information search help is available to the visitors by our knowledgeable and experienced library staff. The research help desk operates at the following locations:

Locations and Timings                                                                                                

  • Ewing Memorial Library- Room 009 09-12 a.m.& 04-06 p.m.
  • Information Commons- Room 125 09-12 a.m.& 01-05 p.m

Contacts:

  • Ewing Memorial Library-–ext 427
  • Information Commons –ext 554
  • Email: library@fccollege.edu.pk

Services

1. On-Going Instructions:

In-Person individual Information Finding Instruction – Walk-in at any Research Help Desk during working hours to get help for finding information on the topic of your research.

2. Specialized Individual Training Sessions:

The Ewing Memorial Library patrons can sign in for brief individual training sessions on research help depending on their needs and requirements, by filling out a simple form available at the Research Help Desk on the following topics:

1. Using HEC Digital Library
2. Searching & accessing full-text articles from Jstor
3. Help on different Citation Styles and Writing Style
4. Using Google Scholar for research
5. Using the Library Iportal
6. Searching and accessing full text books on Ebrary

3: On-Demand Workshops for groups of researchers and classes:

Call or email to request the following:

- Citation Styles and Writing Style
- END-Note Training Workshop –an END-Note Session to be held for small groups and classes
- Discipline-specific Information Literacy workshops on request for M.Phil and Ph.D students

4. Electronic Document Delivery:

Upon a request be email from researchers and faculty, requested Journal articles can be searched, downloaded or obtained from other sources and email to the requester.

5. LibGuides – Your Library Subject Guides

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • English Language and Literature
  • Education
  • Geography
  • History & Pakistan Studies
  • Mass communication
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Statistics