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The purpose of this guide is to recommend print and electronic resources for conducting research in Human Kinetics n the Library.  Click on the tabs above for suggestions about starting your research, getting books and articles, and finding other useful tools for research in Human Kinetics. 

Connect from Off Campus

Most of the Library's online resources are available to you from anywhere off campus.  See: UL Proxy Account

Library Instruction

To learn more about the library and its resources and how you can exploit them to your advantage, register in the Research Skills Tutorial on D2L. There are several sections in the tutorial with a short quiz at the end of each; at the end you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Many professors require you to take this tutorial--and once you finish it, you can save your certificate to reprint as often as necessary.

In the fall,  the library hosts live Orientation tours as well as Zotero classes which you can sign up for at the library's entrance, and even after the formal schedule is finished, we are very happy to put on special classes at the request of at least 5 students. If you would like to arrange a special class, or you think your course would benefit from some in-class library instruction, please ask your professor to contact the librarian responsible for your faculty to set up some sessions.

Programs in Human Kinetics

For information about Laurentian's programs in HK, please visit the program's websites.  Programs are offered at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Bibliothécaire spécialisé

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Nom: Ashley Thomson, BEd, MA, MLS
Titre du poste: Instruction Librarian
Courriel: athomson
Poste: 3322
Sur place: J.N. Desmarais Library, 30-245

Help With a Paper

I am available to help you throughout the academic year. If you would like to arrange for an individual appointment, please e-mail me ( with a requested date and time, and a brief description of your project.

More Help

In the library: The Library User Assistance Desk to your immediate left as you enter the library is a good place to start.

By email: Email the librarian responsible for your faculty for a reply during regular working hours.

By telephone: 705-675-4803, or toll free at 1-800-661-1058, ext. 2

By chat: With our "Ask the Library" service. For more information, see About Ask a Librarian.

For Distance Education students: Telephone: 1-800-661-1058, ext. 2 or email: