Professors Big and Small

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    Student C has worked for four years with Professor Big; on a paper being completed for publication Big is to be first author, student C to be sixth author.  Student D, a friend, is a second-year student with Professor Small; on a paper being completed, Small is to be first author and D to be second author.  If  student C would like more information about the situation, how should he go about getting it?