Research Help

The Research Help Desk is located on McConnell Library's 3rd floor, in the Library Commons. Library staff provide research assistance that supports the library’s mission to invite and inspire learning, intellectual and artistic creativity, and the free and open exploration of ideas.

To make an appointment with an RUC Librarian, email or visit our webpage to contact a specific librarian.

Fall 2023 Hours

  • Mondays - Thursdays: 9 a.m. until 8 p.m.
  • Fridays: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
  • Sundays: 1 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Chat online with a librarian
Email the research help desk
Call a librarian

Make an Appointment with a Specific Librarian

Jennifer Resor Whicker

Research Services: English, School of Communication, Criminal Justice, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Lisa Dinkle

Research Services: Waldron College of Health & Human Services, College of Nursing

Barbara Tait

Research Services: College of Visual & Performing Arts; Foreign Languages, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Alyssa Archer

Research Services: College of Education & Human Development, Artis College of Science and Technology

Tony Pepper

Research Services: First-year Classes

Lisa Vassady

Research Services: Davis College of Business and Economics, Honors Librarian

Christina Manzo

Jamie Price

Mary Catherine Santoro