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Research Consultation

If you would like individual help in finding research materials or using a particular electronic or print resource, you may want to schedule an appointment with a subject librarian.

Hatfield Library Research Guides

Librarians have compiled research assistance, subject guides and other useful resources. Available online.

Reference Hours In-person or by Phone

The reference desk is staffed the following hours during the school year.

Mon-Thur: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 6-10 p.m.
Fri: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sun: 3 p.m.-9 p.m.
Reference Desk Phone: 503-370-6560


Librarians also welcome e-mail questions, which will be answered in one business day.

Text Messaging (SMS)

You can send a text message to the reference librarian:

  • Send your text message to 503-342-7773.

Remember your cell phone carrier may charge you for each text message sent and received.