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  • Need in-depth research assistance with a paper or project for class?  MU librarians provide one-on-one research help if you are having trouble locating information on your topic.  A RAP consultation session gives you one-on-one uninterrupted time with a librarian for in-depth assistance in identifying appropriate sources for a research paper or project.
  • RAP is an appointment-based service and it is open to all MU students.  RAP consultation appointments can last from 15 minutes to an hour.
  • To schedule a RAP consultation appointment, students need to:
                     * Fill out a RAP Consultation Request Form online or
                     * Fill out a paper form at the Ellis Library Reference Desk
  • Librarians devote considerable time preparing for RAP consultations.  If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment, please contact the librarian as soon as possible.
  • For more information, call the Ellis Library Reference Desk at 882-4581 or contact one of the branch libraries.