Research and Statistics I
Liaison to the Penfield
College for the Atlanta
Cornell University Library definition of
a reference librarian
Reference librarians are specialists in
the field of information retrieval.
Generally they have a Masters degree
in library science… They are available at
reference desks to help you find the
information you are looking for.
Questions? Ask Reference!
(678) 547-6282 (Atlanta)
M - Th 9AM-9PM
Add askmercer as your buddy!
Remember to start your research early.
Not everything can be found full-text
online or at all hours.
o Interlibrary Loan
o Interlibrary Use
o Print copies of books and
o Databases unavailable off-campus
o Reference Librarian
They contain articles describing new
research or ideas written in a formal
manner that includes background
information, methods used,
results/interpretation and significance.
Degrees attained and institutional
affiliations are often included by the
Always cite their sources in the form of
footnotes or bibliographies
Research articles are peer-reviewed