Lewis Library - Research and Instruction

Lewis Science Library

Research and Instruction

The Lewis Library  Research and Instruction Outreach Program seeks to:
  • Teach students the basic and advanced library research skills they will need for success at Princeton and beyond.
  • Create engaging tutorials and workshops for students, faculty and staff on the use of the library resources and systems used in the sciences.
  • Promote the use of Princeton University Library collections in the sciences.
Research Assistance

Need help immediately? Contact your subject librarian directly from the List of Lewis Subject Librarians. 

Library Research Guides

Browse our list of subject-specific Library Research Guides that bring together the best resources for research in a particular field.

Course Support for Faculty and Staff

  • Instruction

Upon your request, your Subject Librarian will provide customized instruction for your course. The Lewis Library has a state-of the-art electronic classroom to host your session, but Lewis librarians can also visit your classroom.

NotePlease request your session at least two weeks in advance of the requested date.

  • Library Research Guides

Upon your request, your Subject Librarian will build a course-specific Library Research Guide to direct students to the best library resources related to your class. We will include how-to tutorials, custom database lists, recommended books and websites, and options for reference management (Endnote, Refworks, etc.). 

NotePlease request the guide at least 2 weeks in advance of the date that students will need to use it.

  • Open Workshops


  • Departmental Support

Library systems and services are steadily changing as research technologies improve. Arrange for a librarian to conduct a customized workshop for your department's faculty and staff. Contact your Subject Librarian for tailored workshops for your department