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Reference Services: Home

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

General Library Services

  • To renew books call the circulation department at (443) 885-3477
  • To request materials from other libraries like books, articles, and dvds use:  Inter-library Loan (ILL) (requires registration)
  • Request Group Study Room

Library Hours

Richardson Library is closed until further Notice

Contact a Librarian

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:  library.reference@morgan.edu

By Phone:  Call us at 443-885-1703 or call 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

New Reference Books

How can we help?

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

Directional:

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

Technical:

  • 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

Reference:

  • 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

Consultation:

  • 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
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