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William E. Brock Memorial Library: Help Me

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Ask the William E. Brock Memorial Library

The William E. Brock Memorial Library offers reference service:

  • by phone (405-744-6655)
  • by email
  • in person

Extensive reference assistance is intended for OSU students, faculty, and staff. If you are not currently affiliated with OSU, we can respond only to questions about the unique collections and resources of the William E. Brock Memorial Library.

Responses to email questions are usually sent within three working days.

Email reference is best suited to questions requiring short, factual answers. For example, we can:

  • verify bibliographic citation information
  • look up addresses and/or phone numbers of companies, institutions, associations, or government entities
  • offer advice about appropriate sources to search
  • offer advice about appropriate search strategies
  • answer questions about OSU Library services

Reference Assistance

Reference librarians at OSU are here to offer assistance with your general and research questions. The Veterinary Medicine Librarian and full-time staff are generally available weekdays from 8:30 a.m. until at least 5:30 p.m. to assist with reference and other questions. In addition, you may contact us by phone (405)744-6655 or email.

Basic reference service is available during all open hours on-site or by phone at (405)744-6655.

In-depth reference and instruction is generally available on-site Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or by appointment. Appointments are appreciated.

Instruction, Tours, and Tutorials

Individual instruction in research is generally available on-site Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., appointments are appreciated.

Class instruction and orientations are available by appointment by contacting the library staff on-site, by phone at 744-6655, or by email.