University Libraries

Ask a Librarian

The librarians and staff at UT Libraries want to help connect you to the information you need.  Please see the directories to contact a specific individual or department, otherwise, choose from one of the contact methods below.

In Person

Each library location maintains its own reference staff and schedule:

  • The Reference and Information desk on the first floor of Carlson Library is staffed Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 9-5, Saturday 12-5, and Sunday 12 noon - 8 p.m. during the Fall and Spring semesters.  Hours vary at other times.
  • To get reference assistance at Mulford Health Science Library, stop at the Access Services desk at the entrance on the fourth floor of Mulford Library.  A reference librarian is on call Monday through Friday, 10:00am-5:00 pm. 
  • You can also make individual appointments for in depth reference assistance.
  • Help is also available at other library service desks.  Please see the hours page for details.

By Phone

Carlson Reference & Information Desk (419) 530-2325
Mulford Reference (419) 383-4218

By E-mail

Reference questions on the main campus can be e-mailed short reference questions directly to Your e-mail will be answered within 48 hours, but it is usually much sooner.  You may be referred to another library staff member, so please be specific with your question or problem.

Onthe Health Science Campus, e-mail, or use the online reference question form. Expect a response within two working days.

Last Updated: 7/1/19