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.
Monday through Thursday - 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., or by appointment.
You can text your questions to 260.638.VANN (8266). 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.
Text message replies will be sent as text messages from the Ask-A-Librarian number. 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.
Stop by the Collaboratory in person. Reference offices are along the back wall. Our doors are open and you are welcome to just walk in!
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.
Email us with your questions and one of our staff will be happy to address them.
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 & Instruction Librarian
260.399.7700, ext. 6056
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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.
The Vann Library will be closed Wednesday, May 24th and Monday, May 29th.
|Mon. - Thurs.||7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
|Friday||7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|