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Reference Services

A guide to reference services and resources for the Morgan community.

About Reference Services

Richardson librarians are ready to help all members of the Morgan Community with comprehensive reference services designed to support the intellectual interests of students, faculty, and researchers. Our team of librarians provide expert research assistance, citation guidance and help navigating our collections of books, journals, data, databases and much more.  We offer personalized consultations, workshops, and online resources to empower you in your academic and research pursuits.

See more about how to get in contact with us and how we can help.

How we can help.

Librarians can help you with a broad range of reference assistance:


  • Navigating the library
  • Service point locations
  • Locating specific resources like books and periodicals on-site


  • How to log in to your account
  • Accessing digital resources off-site

Ready Reference:

  • Basic statistical and factual information
  • Call number inquiries
  • Item location
  • General library or policy information
  • Library or service hours


  • Finding articles, books and more for class assignments
  • Basic instruction and guidance on searching the online catalog
  • Direction to relevant subject databases
  • Introduction to web searching for a certain item


  • Assistance with extensive literature reviews
  • Interdisciplinary consultations research
  • Research question refinement
  • Creating bibliographies 
  • In-depth faculty and graduate student research
  • Collaboration and on-going research


To get help with your research project or finding library resources please contact a librarian through one of these serives:

In person

To set up an appoint with a librarian please contact your subject liaison

Stop by the library circulation desk during reference hours 10am to 4pm and ask to speak with a librarian 

By E-mail:  Contact the Reference Department at:

By Phone:  Call us at the library's main number at 443-885-3477 and ask to speak to a librarian.

Chat: On the Speech Box Icon in the lower right hand corner of the page and chat with a  librarian between the hours of 10am to 4pm

Text:  Contact us at 443-399-2123  

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