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Researcher Services

The Researcher Services department works closely with faculty, graduate students, and other researchers providing expert assistance with the discovery, evaluation, interpretation, and use of research literature, data, and other library resources.

We can help you:

  • Use the Library to develop new research projects
  • Design rigorous literature search strategies
  • Find datasets, statistics, and primary sources
  • Create plans for effective data management
  • Use tools for managing citations
  • Maximize your research impact and manage your online scholarly presence¬†

and more, just ask.

Contact us at:  researcherservices@ucdavis.edu

Research Consults

We have experience helping researchers from across the university. Bring your project or questions to us and learn how the Library can move your research forward.

Group Instruction and Workshops

We provide specialized library instruction to faculty and graduate students. We can tailor a presentation to the needs of your seminar, research group, or course.

Research Data Services

We assist with a wide range of data services, including data discovery, data management, and data visualization.  Visit this site to learn more:

Stephen Kiyoi
Head

research support, library administration and leadership, grant funded research

530-754-7409

Daniel Goldstein
Researcher Services Librarian

530-752-2040

Shields Library

Ruth Gustafson
Student Services and Researcher Services Librarian

STEM

530-752-1883

Shields Library

David Michalski
Researcher Services Librarian

Social and Cultural Studies, Research Data Services

916-392-2189

Peter J. Shields Library

Adam Siegel
Researcher Services Librarian

530-754-6828

Shields Library

Megan G. Van Noord
Researcher Services Librarian

Health Sciences

Carlson Health Sciences Library