The reference desk is located on the main floor of Briggs Library and is staffed by a rotating group of five librarians. We are ready to assist in person, by phone, email, IM or chat during the academic year. Research assistance is available
- Monday–Thursday: 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
- Friday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
- Sunday: 4 p.m.–10 p.m.
Note: During academic breaks and in the summer (May 11-August 20) Briggs Library offers on-call reference assistance. Patrons are encouraged to ask for a librarian at the circulation desk (589-6175) or to send a question send a question via the web form.
Priority is given to students, faculty, staff, and west central Minnesota residents.
The reference coordinator provides special research outreach through Librarian on the Loose in the Student Center, Multi-Ethnic Student Lounge, and Dining Hall.