Can I make an appointment for the Research Advisory Service online?

Yes, appointments for the Research Advisory Service (RAS) are now exclusively made online - Cal undergrads login with their CalNetID instead of signing up at the Doe Reference Desk. RAS lets undergraduate students book a 30-minute appointments with a librarian who will help refine and focus research inquiries, identify useful online and print sources, and develop search strategies for humanities and social sciences topics.

In Fall semester of 2009, RAS starts Monday, September 14th, and continues through Wednesday, November 25th. Appointments are available Monday through Friday 1-5pm (last appointment at 4:30).

You can also always get research help online, by phone, or in person.