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Reference FAQs

Reference FAQs

Who may use this service?
What kind of questions may I ask?
When may I expect a response?

During the ACADEMIC YEAR, reference service is provided in these ways.

During the SUMMER, reference service is provided for online students in the following ways:

  • The best way to reach a librarian for reference help is through email. The link for sending an email appears below and is also available on the library home page. The librarians are glad to provide as much reference help as possible and attempt to respond quickly. However, there may be times when they cannot respond right away.
  • For immediate assistance during the week, you might try calling the Library circulation desk
    717-691 6006 x 3860 for a reference librarian.


  1. Contact a Reference Librarian
  2. Telephone: Phone 717-766-2511 and ask for extension 3860. Ask to speak with a librarian.
  3. Questions about Renewals or Overdues? Click here.
  4. Questions about Interlibrary Loan? Click here.