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Library Help Resources

Ask A Librarian

The library offers reference services in several ways! Look for the Ask A Librarian icon to locate our web page.


  • Call or text message our Ask A Librarian number - 260-638-8266
  • Send an e-mail to
  • Stop by the library in person. Appointments can be made but are not required. 

University of Saint Francis Librarians are generally available to meet with you during regular library hours. Regular library hours vary by semester. For complete information about the Ask A Librarian service, please visit the Ask A Librarian web page. Look for the Ask A Librarian icon on the library home page at

Call OR Text



Library Welcome Guide for USF Students

How To Access Your Library Account

You can view checkouts, holds, and renew items online using the “My Account” link from the main navigation menu (the dark gray ribbon near the top of the page) on the Vann Library website. Log in using your standard USF username and password (the same username and password you use with Cougar Connection and your University email account).

For additional information on other library services, please visit the FAQs tab above.

The Collaboratory - Fort Wayne Campus

Walk-up reference assistance is available by visiting us in the library Collaboratory. The Collaboratory is room 211 on the second floor of the Lee and Jim Vann Library, at Fort Wayne. When you enter the library from the main doors near the Cyber Fresh Cafe, you are on the second floor. As you walk toward the back, you will be facing Spring St. The Collaboratory is the room with the the glass windows, shown below.

The Reference librarians have offices in the Collaboratory, located along the north wall. You are welcome to just stop in during our open hours. Celia Price, the Health Science liaison, is located in office 211G.

Reference Librarians

Cindy Kump
Cindy Kump, MLS
Liaison areas: History, English, Philosophy, Religion, General Education, Health and Exercise Science
Hours: 11:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
ext. 6056

Celia Price

Celia Price, MLS
Liaison areas: Health Sciences
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
ext. 6066



Lee & Jim Vann Library

Pope John Paul II Center

First and Second Floor

Room 102 & 202