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Ask A Librarian: Research Help

Ask A Librarian

Reference Desk

Monday - Thursday:




11 a.m.-10 p.m.

11 a.m.-3 p.m.


5-9 p.m.


Note: Hours are subject to change, dependent upon college breaks and availability of the librarians.  For todays hours, see:

Call us anytime we have research assistance available.
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  • x2409 from any on-campus phone
  • 570-320-2409 from off-campus
  • 800-367-9222 toll-free and when prompted, enter 2409 for the extension
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We try to reply to e-mails within 24 business hours. Questions that require extensive research may take longer, or you may want to consult one of our subject librarians.

Students needing help with research papers will find some useful links on the Topics for Research Papers page.