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Contact information and options for the Lee & Jim Vann Library.

Ask A Librarian - MAIN CONTENT

To meet with a librarian, stop at the user services desk and ask to speak to a librarian. The user services desk is located on the second floor of the library. Walk-in assistance is available in the Collaboratory, no appointment is necessary.

Hours of Service

Monday through Thursday - 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., or by appointment.

Send us a Text

You can text your questions to 260.222.5054. Text messages will be responded to as soon as possible. If a message is received outside of normal business hours, a response will be sent by the following business day.

If longer responses are necessary, we may need to follow up via email, phone or in person.

This text messaging service is provided by Lee and Jim Vann Library free of charge. Your cell phone service provider may charge for sent or received text messages. By sending a text message to this library service, you give permission to Vann Library to reply to your text message.


Call Us

You can call 260.638.VANN (8266) to speak directly with a library staff member who can assist you. This number is staffed during library hours.

Schedule an Appointment

Send an Email

Email us with your questions and one of our staff will be happy to address them.



Welcome Guide for USF Students

This video provides a brief overview of the helpful resources and guides available via the Vann Library website. The video also shows new students how to locate contact information for Reference Librarians and University Technology Services (UTS).

Reference Librarians

Andrea Cohn

Andrea Cohn, MLS

Kyle Mossman, MLS

Reference & Instruction Librarian Reference & Instruction Librarian
260.399.7700, ext. 6056 260.399.7700, ext. 6067
acohn@sf.edu kmossman@sf.edu





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Library Hours

The Pope John Paul II building is accessible Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. during the summer semesters and 24 hours a day during regular semester hours. This includes access to the Cyber Fresh Café. Vann Library hours are listed in the table below.

Starting Monday, August 28th we will be on our Fall Semester Schedule. However, the library will be closed Labor Day Weekend Saturday, September 2nd- Monday, September 4th. 

Day Library Hours
Mon. - Thurs. 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. - 10 p.m.

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Lee & Jim Vann Library

Pope John Paul II Center

First and Second Floor

Room 102 & 202