Research assistance is available during open hours. For assistance, you can call us, text us, chat with us online, or stop by the single service desk. When the library is closed, you may email us your questions, or consult our research guides and video tutorials.
You can also schedule an online video consultation with your subject librarian. Scroll down to find your subject specialist and make an appointment.
- 540-654-1148 (Reference)
- Text questions to 540-657-3337
- Research Guides
- Video Tutorials
A Subject Librarian is assigned to each subject area within the College of Art and Sciences, as well as to the College of Business and the College of Education. See the chart below to find your Subject Librarian.
Faculty members are encouraged to contact their liaisons for course-specific library instruction sessions, acquisition of new materials, and general research and reference assistance. Students are encouraged to contact their liaisons for individual and group research and reference assistance.
Some librarians also serve as Faculty Liaisons due to the specialized nature of their skills. These librarians serve as the point of contact for general and research questions related to a variety of specialized topics. See the chart below to find the Faculty Liaison who can best assist you.
|Special Topic||Liaison||Phone Number||Make an Appointment|
|Digital Collection Projects||Angie Kempfirstname.lastname@example.org||540-654-1756||Make an Appointment|
|Digitization and Digital Preservation||Angie Kempemail@example.com||540-654-1756||Make an Appointment|
|First-Year Seminars (FSEMs)||Peter Catlinfirstname.lastname@example.org||540-654-2438||Make an Appointment|
|Open Educational Resources (OER)||Paul Bogeremail@example.com||540-286-8066||Make an Appointment|
|Special Collections (Rare Books & Serials)||Carolyn Parsonsfirstname.lastname@example.org||540-654-1752||Make an Appointment|
|University Archives||Carolyn Parsonsemail@example.com||540-654-1752||Make an Appointment|