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Reference and Information

Reference and information staff are available for consultation on information resources relevant to the various disciplines supported by the University. Staff and Faculty may be contacted in person, by telephone, by email, or via the virtual AskAway service.

Subject specialists provide in-depth assistance with searching for relevant library materials, advice on researching term papers, theses, or dissertations, getting started with research projects, and instruction in using electronic resources. Reference staff work closely with faculty members to ensure that the Library offers appropriate and relevant research assistance and instruction. The Library also publishes a map of Library branches on campus as well as guides to its resources, services, and the physical layout of individual Library branches.

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