Reference services

Why a librarian?
Reference librarians can help you effectively utilize the information resources, tools, and services of Murphy Library and beyond, and save you time in the process!

Fall 2020, Regular Hours: September 8 - December 16

Real-time web chat is available under "Ask Us" on the Murphy Library homepage.

       Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

       Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

       Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving recess: November 25 - 29

       Wednesday - Sunday: CLOSED

Finals week: December 17 - 22

       Thursday - Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

       Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

       Monday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

       Tuesday: CLOSED

More ways to connect with a librarian:

Reference librarians maintain particular expertise in the 300+ databases and 6000+ books/e-books that make up the Murphy Library reference collection, and we are happy to assist you in taking advantage of these powerful, time-saving tools. Click here to see the latest additions to the reference collection!  

We can also teach you how to find relevant and appropriate information resources and use the services of the entire library.

Beyond that, we can help you navigate and utilize the whole world of information resources that's available to you here at UWL.

We're eager to help you, please contact us!