Have a Question? We Can Help!

The Hammes Information Commons Service Desk at the Schurz Library is staffed by professional librarians most of the hours that the library is open. Service Desk hours are:

  • Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Librarian on-call via chat from 6-9pm on Thrusday)
  • Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Librarian on-call via chat)
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Call us with your questions. The telephone number for the Hammes Information Commons Service Desk is 574.520.4441. allows you to ask reference questions via email. Questions are usually answered within twenty-four hours.

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The Research Consultation service offers you a one-on-one appointment with a reference librarian. These appointments are designed to help those with in-depth research needs of those who feel the need for uninterrupted assistance. Contact a reference librarian via one of the above methods to request an appointment.

Last Reviewed: 08/2015