Research Services

The University Libraries Research Services promotes and supports excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship.
If you need help with a project, you can use the Request Research Assistance form to contact a librarian or research specialist from departments including:

  • Subject Librarians

    Find and schedule an appointment with a librarian who supports your research. Click here for tips on how to email and prepare for your meeting with a Subject Librarian. 

  • Research Support

    Issuing DOIs; Repository and Publishing services for sharing and archiving research; Metadata assistance; Data Management; ORCID; Biosketches; Measuring impact; Fair Use & Copyright; and Creative Commons licensing

  • Data & Digital Scholarship Services

    Assistance for your digital research: finding and using statistical, geospatial, and qualitative data; digital project planning; tech-rich labs; consultations and training workshops.

  • Scholarly Communication & Copyright

    Get assistance understanding copyright, open access publishing (including the Open Access Publishing Fund), and other scholarly communication questions.

  • Mason Publishing

    Get assistance publishing and archiving your work. Share your research with the Mason community and beyond.

  • Special Collections Research Center

    Find primary source research collections and documents at the University Libraries.