Agricultural Communications

A guide for researchers in Agricultural Communications

Library Research Guide


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Welcome to the Libraries' Agricultural Communications Research Guide!  This guide will help you learn to use K-State Libraries' resources.  If this guide does not have the information or guidance you are looking for, do not hesitate to  Ask A Librarian  for help at any time during the Library Help at the Union service hours.

Library Resources

Research help

Librarians and staff are available by email or chat to answer research questions or to provide help with using library resources. For general questions, use our Ask A Librarian service, or email me ( for help. 

Library access and research materials

Most of Hale Library has reopened with COVID-19 precautions in place. For more information, see Continuation of Libraries Services and Hale Library Hours.

Many physical library materials are still not available following the fire in Hale Library, but you can still use all of our online books and journals. Other items can be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan

Peer Research Consultations

K-State Libraries is introducing a new Peer Research Consultation service. Trained student research consultants are available to meet with students to provide guidance on research strategies and tools.

Peer Research Consultants are available Mondays-Thursdays from 11am-3pm in the K-State Student Union. Appointments are 30 minutes long and can be scheduled online at Walk-ins are also welcome. Students should check in at Library Help in the Union.

Peer Research Consultants can help students:

  • brainstorm topics
  • formulate research questions
  • establish an appropriate research scope
  • identify relevant search terms
  • use K-State Libraries research tools
  • evaluate resources for credibility and relevance
  • format citations and utilize citation tools

Questions can be directed to