Make a Research Appointment

Our Research Librarians are here to help you find the resources you need for all of your research projects and papers. 

To make a research appointment, use the chart below:

  • Choose a librarian (or No Preference). We can all help with any topic!
  • Then choose a date and a time.  
  • Fill out and submit the appointment form.  Note: individuals and groups can make appointments.
  • You’ll receive a confirmation by email.   (If not received, please check your Spam folder.)

Here’s what to expect at your appointment:

  • When you arrive, come to Swem Library's Research Desk (unless otherwise specified) and ask for the librarian you chose.
  • We'll find a computer at which to work.  You’re welcome to bring your laptop.
  • We’ll coach you through the research process to find the sources you need.  
Click a Research Librarian's name to make an appointment Departments / Topic Areas Email Phone
Rebecca Beasley
(please email)
  • Education
rlbeas@wm.edu 757-221-6044
Kristy Borda
  • Applied Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science & Policy
  • Geology
  • Kinesiology & Health Sciences
  • Physics
kmborda@wm.edu 757-221-3110
Troy Davis
  • Film & Media Studies
troy@wm.edu 757-279-8871
Elizabeth "Liz" Luna
  • History
ehluna@wm.edu 757-221-3075
Natasha McFarland
  • Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Government
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Public Policy
nwmcfa@wm.edu 757-221-3099
Katherine McKenzie
  • Applied Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Science & Policy
  • Geology
  • Kinesiology & Health Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
kfmcke@wm.edu 757-221-1385
Mary Molineux
  • American Studies
  • Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychological Sciences
  • Sociology
msmoli@wm.edu 757-221-3076
Laura Morales
  • Art & Art History
  • Music
  • Theatre, Speech, & Dance
lcmorales@wm.edu 757-221-3352
Lisa Nickel
  • Art & Art History
  • Music
  • Theatre, Speech, & Dance
ltnickel@wm.edu 757-221-1777
Paul Showalter
  • Classical Studies
  • Education
  • Modern Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
phshow@wm.edu 757-221-3071
Marian Taliaferro
  • Applied Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Science & Policy
  • Geology
  • Kinesiology & Health Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
mgtaliaferro@wm.edu 757-221-1893
Donald Welsh
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
djwels@wm.edu 757-221-3068
Alan Zoellner
  • English
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Literary & Cultural Studies
afzoel@wm.edu 757-221-3065