Reference Services

Reference assistance is available at our Ask a Librarian desk, located on the 2nd floor of Hatcher Graduate Library North. During service hours, staff can help you to use the library’s catalog (Mirlyn), electronic research tools, and print sources.

Subject specialists are available for individual consultations by appointment. Assistance is also available by calling 734-764-9373 or via the Ask a Librarian service.

Reference Resources

Basic Reference Resources
A small collection of general reference materials such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, and indexes.

Reference Collection
A more comprehensive collection of reference resources in the humanities and social sciences.

Subject Guides
Chosen by subject specialists in the Graduate Library, these are smaller subject-specific collections of resources in the humanities and social sciences. Also includes links to other research guides throughout the University Library system.

New Books
A list of titles received in the University Library within the past month, searchable by author, title, subject, or library collection.

Library Floor Plans
Maps of library, department, and call number locations.

Course Reserves (Hatcher-Shapiro) 
Information on Course Reserve materials, with links for both students and faculty.

Michigan eLibrary
A project of the Library of Michigan, MeL is an internet library available to all Michigan residents 24/7.

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Last modified: 06/24/2016