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Research & Information

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The Research & Information area is located on the 1st floor of the library, adjacent to the Spidell Technology Center.

Research & Information Desk Service Hours

For building hours, please see our Hours page.


Fall / Spring Semester

Winter / Summer Session

Monday - Thursday

10:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

12:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.


10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

12:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.





12:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.


*Post Semester Hours for December will vary each year dependent on the Christmas and New Years holidays.


Research & Information is designed to be a teaching service. Students who find instructional conversations and computer sounds distracting may wish to use the Study Areas on other library floors.

In Research & Information, you will find reference materials such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, atlases as well as the Librarians to guide you in your research. Some of the things Librarians will help you with:

  • Locate information for your assignments
  • Identify specific sources available for your research
  • Utilize the newest electronic resources
  • Obtain in-depth assistance with particularly difficult questions.

Make an appointment with the appropriate librarian subject specialist when you need assistance with extensive research questions.