Research Help


Wardman Library's primary mission is to support the research needs of Whittier College students, staff, and faculty.

Whether you are a first-time researcher just starting a project or a seasoned pro formatting your bibliography, Wardman Library offers a variety of services and resources to further this mission, including reference librarians available for consultation or appointments 112 hours per week, subject-specialist librarians who teach research and information literacy instruction sessions throughout the year, online research guides for individual disciplines and courses, and citation and style guides.


Wardman Library offers a series of open workshops to help faculty, students, and staff learn about library research, Moodle, and other services offered.

Please view the Library Instruction Calendar for upcoming events. If you would like to suggest a topic for a workshop, please contact us.

In-Class Instruction

Librarians are available to provide in-class instruction on topics like citing sources, research strategies, or specific assignments.

If you would like to request a workshop or arrange for a librarian to lead a library research instructional session for your students, please use our Library Instruction Request Form.