Reference consultations

Using the Libraries during COVID-19

Though our buildings are currently closed, we are open online and here to help you with teaching, learning, and research.

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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