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A guide to nutrition research at the BU Libraries

Research Assistance

I look forward to meeting with you in-person or virtually to talk about:

  • identifying the best databases for your research question.
  • using effective keywords to find the help you maximize the amount of research you find.
  • focusing in on research that informs evidence-based practice.
  • tracking down health-related data or statistics.
  • using citation tools such as RefWorks or Zotero.
  • finding information on health-related tests or questionnaires.

And more! Please use my contact information on the right to make an appointment. I am glad to meet with you over at Sargent, in Mugar, or any place that is convenient for you.

Additional Help

I am available from 9am-5pm Monday-Friday. If you need immediate research assistance during in the evenings or on weekends, there are a variety of ways to get help from library staff:

 Email: Get answers within 24 hours. (

 Phone: Call 617-353-2700 or look through our reference contacts.

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Health Sciences Librarian

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Kate Silfen
Mugar Memorial Library