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Library: Consult A Librarian

Research Help / Librarian Consultation

Your faculty Librarians are happy to help with your research, and can assist you in a number of ways:

  • Stop by the Circulation Desk and ask to speak to a Reference Librarian. 
    • They are available Monday - Thursday, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, and Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
    • They can assist you in selecting and searching in databases for journal articles, selecting appropriate subject headings to locate books using our catalog, and much more.
  • If you’d like to make an appointment with a specific librarian, please contact them (see below).
  • For reference assistance, you may also email your query. Look for a response from a Librarian within 48 hours, excluding weekends. The Librarian will make every attempt to answer your question(s) or refer you to a source to obtain your answer.

You may also stop by the Research Help Desk to receive assistance from a student Peer Research Assistant:

  • Mon & Wed - 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Tue & Thu - 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Fri - Noon to 6:00 pm
  • Sun - 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Librarian Extension Departmental Liaison
Justin Banks 2557 Art; Exercise & Sports Science; Music
Barbara Cornelius 2536 Classics; History; Math & Computer Science; Physics
Greg Dawson 2559 East Asian Languages & Cultures; Environmental Studies; French; German; Latin American & Iberian Studies; Sociology & Anthropology; Spanish
LadyJane Hickey 2237 Biology; Chemistry; Economics & Business Administration; Education; Political Science
Andrew Smith 2470

Communication, Media, & Theatre; English; Gender Studies; Philosophy; Psychology; Religious Studies; C/I; Honors

Library Information


Abell Library Center

900 N. Grand Avenue, Suite 6L

Sherman, TX 75090-4400

Phone: 903-813-2236

Summer 2018 Hours
Days Times
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday CLOSED
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