"Novices often want to go it alone, so they avoid the librarians; they see seeking one out as a sign of weakness. But, in fact, consulting with a librarian is a sign of strength and maturity as a researcher. . . . . The is the reference librarians' job, and most of them like that job. They want you to seek them out. Fifteen minutes consulting with a reference librarian can save you hours of lonely, unfruitful research time. "
"Reviewing the Literature," in Writing in Ethnography by Shan-Estelle Brown. Oxford Press, 2017. pg. 70.