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Designing Effective Research Assignments: How the Library Can Help

Learn about best practices in research assignment design, student research habits, and how the Library can help.

Consultations or Workshops

Meet with your liaison librarian to discuss:

  • a new assignment or revising an existing assignment
  • creating or revising a research guide

Librarians can also conduct workshops with faculty about research assignment design.

Message for Your Students (for your syllabus or assignment handouts)

Find articles, books, videos, and more on the library website at, the library box in D2L or myLCC. Start your research with OneSearch and research guides or choose a subject specific database. If you need research or citation help, contact a librarian at the library reference desk, by phone, email, appointment, or chat 24/7.

Resources for Students

Ask a Librarian

In Person or Phone

Stop by the Research Help Desk on the 2nd floor of the TLC building or call (517) 483-1615 during Research Help Desk hours.


Make an appointment with a librarian.

Chat 24/7

LCC and partner librarians answer chat questions as part of Research Help Now.


Send us your question.