Reference services

A page within Murphy Library

Looking for research assistance?

Have a question about doing research or using the library? Librarians are here to help you at every stage of the research process.

Drop-in services

Located on the main floor. No appointment necessary!

Contact us

Call 608.785.8508 or email us with your questions. 


Chat with us

Available on our main page or within many of our databases.


For more advanced research, please fill out a research consultation request.


August 12 - September 10

      By Email or appointment

Fall 2023: September 11 - December 13

       Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

       Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

       Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.