Ask A Librarian - 260.479.5001
Librarians are generally available to meet with you between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and by appointment at other times.
To meet with a librarian, stop at the main circulation desk and ask to speak to a librarian. No appointment is necessary. The main circulation desk is located on the 2nd floor of the library.
Ask A Librarian 260.479.5001
Text A Librarian 260.479.5001
Pick up a printed form at the main circulation desk.
Fill-out an online appointment request form.
Call 260.479.5001 to schedule an appointment.
You can call 260.479.5001 to speak directly with a library staff member who can assist you. This number is staffed during library hours.
By Text Message
You can also text your questions to 260.479.5001. Text messages will be responded to as soon as possible. Staff are available to answer text messages during library hours.
If a message is received off hours, a response will be sent by the following business day.
This SMS reference service is for the USF students, faculty, and staff. Add 260-479-5001 to your speed dial list!
This service is ideal for simple questions that require brief answers. Please use the phone or email contacts for in-depth questions.
Replies will be sent as text messages from our phone (we use an Apple iPhone to provide this service). Concise responses may include abbreviations and common shorthand. If longer responses are necessary, we may need to follow-up via email, phone or in-person.
Text messaging reference is a service provided by Lee and Jim Vann Library free of charge. Your cell phone service providers may charge for sent or received text messages. By sending a text message to this Library service, you give permission to Vann Library to reply to your text message.
Send an Email
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your question.