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PERC Personalized Research Consultation

PERCTerm paper due? Speech coming up? Librarians can help!

Kent State students working on term papers, speeches, and other projects can get expert help from librarians through PErsonalized Research Consultations (PERCs).

PERCs are...

  • 30-60 minute, one-on-one sessions with a librarian.

PERCs offer...

  • help identifying and locating needed information resources for papers and projects, including searching databases and retrieving and evaluating information.

Architecture, Fashion Design, Performing Arts and students needing subject specific help...

  • You are encouraged to call the branch librarian for your college for research help.  
  • Architecture Library  330-672-2876
  • Chemistry/Physics Library  330-672-2532
  • Fashion Library  330-672-9500
  • Map Library  330-672-2017
  • Performing Arts Library  330-672-2004

Regional Campus students...

  • Please contact your campus librarian for research help.
  • Ashtabula  440-964-4239
  • East Liverpool  330-382-7401
  • Geauga  440-834-3722
  • Salem  330-337-4213
  • Stark  330-244-3330
  • Trumbull  330-675-8866
  • Tuscarawas  330-339-3391

Graduate students needing in-depth research...

To arrange for a PERC at the University Library...

  • schedule an appointment online (your FlashLine email address and password are needed),
  • visit the Reference Desk in the Main Library,
  • or call 330-672-3150.
  • schedule your appointment at least two days in advance.
  • provide all pertinent information about your assignment when making the appointment. 

Please Note:

  • PERCs are only open to Kent State students, faculty and staff.
  • PERCs cannot be required of students in a course; no vouchers will be provided for PERC sessions.