Reference consultations

NOTICE: All University Libraries are closed until further notice. Many items in our physical collections are temporarily available in full-text online to U of M faculty, staff, and students. We are extending the due dates for all items and we are not charging overdue fines.

Online library services and resources during COVID-19: Undergraduates | Graduate students | Faculty and staff

Our staff works with individuals and small groups to locate books, manuscripts, articles, or artifacts for your research topic. The service is available to UMN faculty, staff, and students. Visitors, scholars, and members of the public are also welcome.  

All consultations will be provided online while library buildings are closed. 

Curators have in-depth collection knowledge and a working knowledge of external disciplines and communities that use them. They provide personalized support to:

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Our collection is available for use by researchers at any level of interest and scholarship. 

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