Students, faculty, and staff seeking assistance with research questions can visit the Research Help Desk in the Information Commons.  Help at the Desk is available on a drop-in basis.

During the Fall and Spring semesters, Research Desk hours are (unless otherwise posted):

Mondays through Thursdays, 10 am to 11 pm
Fridays, 10 am to 5 pm
Saturdays, Noon to 4 pm
Sundays, 3 pm to 11 pm

The Reference Desk can also be reached by calling 410-337-6212 or emailing

For more in-depth one-on-one research assistance, use the Research Consultation Form.

For subject specialists in the library, see the Department Liaisons list.