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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Reference Interview Training

Reference Interview Training

Relational Goals:Overview

  • Prioritizing the conversation
  • Taking an interest in each individual
  • Assessing research background and confidence
  • Addressing research anxiety
  • Building trust and developing an ongoing research relationship

Content Goals: Overview

  • Finding an answer to the question
  • Teaching research skills

Research and Library Anxiety