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Ask Us in Person or by Phone:
Circulation Department, Main Floor
Main Desk: 740-245-7005

Deborah Thompson, Access Services and Collections Maintenance Associate, 740-245-7398
Questions about loan policy, fines, holds, renewals, invalid PIN numbers, etc.

Reference Department, Main Floor
Timothy Snow, Reference Librarian, 740-245-7344
Amy Wilson, Reference Outreach Specialist, 740-245-7382

Factual questions (names.dates, definitions, phone numbers, etc.); help in choosing and connecting to databases; creative effective searches; requesting items from OhioLINK, etc.

Ask Us by E-Mail @ Refdesk@rio.edu:

Ask us anything; answers within 24 hours (weekdays), usually sooner.

For in-depth questions (those that may take over 10 minutes to answer), we may give research advice, not a direct answer.

Use is limited to University of Rio Grande students, faculty, staff, alumni, and registered community patrons.

To ask a question, send email to the Reference Desk.

KnowItNow Academic, a service of Ohio's live online reference service, KnowItNow24x7.

KnowItNow Academic unites the information expertise of academic, public, and special librarians, the comprehensive resources of Ohio's libraries, and advanced technology to meet your information needs whenever you need it, wherever you are.  Patrons connect to the academic queue at this URL: http://academic.knowitnow.org/.

Tutorials

Davis library maintains some short video tutorials to help answer pressing questions that may arise after hours or anytime.  These tutorials can be found at this URL:  http://libguides.rio.edu/content.php?pid=437850

OhioLINK also maintains some video guides to assist in searching for materials using OhioLINK.  These guides can be found at the following URL:
https://www.ohiolink.edu/ostaff/videos/CAT_videos.html