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Hours: Closed indefinitely; no pickup.
Expected re-opening: TBA

Research Help

Research and Reference Assistance - Summer 2020

Note that while the library remains closed to all but essential staff, librarians are still available to help with your research and reference questions! 

Please contact us anytime to request appointments online, and use our email reference for questions that can wait a few hours.

You can also contact us by using our online chat when it is active on the library homepage.

  • Beginning May 26, 2020, online chat will be available Monday-Friday, 12-4 pm.

If chat is not active, please text us anytime at the number provided on our homepage (616-214-3355), and a librarian will respond when we are on online with chat again.

You can also use these resources to get your questions answered:

For more information about library services, hours, and other library-related matters, see library response to coronovirus



Librarians Group Photo June 2018
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Left to right, back row: David Malone (Library Dean), Katherine Swart, Paul Fields, Francene Lewis
Front row: Kathy DeMey, Sarah Kolk, Amanda Matthysse