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FACULTY: Please see here for library services to support the transition to online instruction
STUDENTS: Library Frequently Asked Questions

Library Hours

Regular circulation services are suspended indefinitely, but the digital library is always open: see Resources for All Subjects. Library staff are also available through e-mail, chat, or Zoom to assist with your library needs. For information about when the first floor of the library will be open for local users needing computer access, see the IT Help Desk.

Virtual Reference Hours (Beginning March 30)
Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m. – noon; 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – noon; 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: CLOSED


Holiday Hours

*See IT Help Desk schedule for computer lab hours. 

Ask a Librarian

Need Research help? Ask a librarian!

  • Zoom Video Conferencing: Use e-mail, chat or this form to request an appointment.
  • E-mail: for research assistance and help with online resources. to renew books, reserve study rooms, ask about a library card, etc. We'll normally respond within one business day.
  • Chat: Click on the "Library Chat" widget in the lower right corner of the page. When the widget says "Ask a Librarian," you can use it to send an inquiry by email and we'll reply as soon as possible.
  • Phone: We are regularly checking messages left for Research Help (479) 524-7153 or Circulation Services (479) 524-7202.
  • Visit: Located in the Learning Resource Center (LRC) at John Brown University. (No in-person service until further notice.)