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Graduate Specialist Program (New Brunswick Libraries)

Home page for the New Brunswick Libraries' Graduate Specialist Program


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Graduate Specialist Program (New Brunswick Libraries)

Consulting Hours and Workshops offered by the Graduate Specialists are described in detail on separate guides.  For topics, methods, and software training materials, consult the following guides:

The New Brunswick Libraries Graduate Specialist Program provides opportunities for Rutgers-NB graduate students to use and develop their skills in a variety of methodologies while working with the Libraries to deliver consulting, workshops, and training.  Graduate Specialists are hired to provide support to researchers in topics and methods of growing importance in the scholarly world.  Graduate students hired as Graduate Specialists to help the Libraries expand the range of services offered by bringing advanced skill sets in the latest research methods and tools. Additionally, the Graduate Specialist Program helps the graduate students by giving them a place to prove and hone their skills by bringing services to researchers, gaining significant marketable experience along the way.

For Academic Year 2023-2024, our graduate specialists are:

  • Lilly Alexander, Qualitative Methods Graduate Specialist
  • Burlyn Andall-Blake, Data Science Graduate Specialist
  • Jayati Bist, Evidence Synthesis Graduate Specialist
  • Xu Guo, Qualitative Methods Graduate Specialist
  • Tanya Khanna, Data Science Graduate Specialist (Spring 2024)
  • Harshith Thonupunoori, Data Science Graduate Specialist (Fall 2023)

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