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Research Consultations

Schedule an individual research consultation with a librarian. Consultations are offered in person or remotely via Zoom.


Remote Help

Use our online chat service! When a librarian is available the "Chat with Librarian" option appears in the lower right corner of the library webpage.

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

Individual research consultations are offered remotely via Zoom, as well as in-person.


Drop-in Reference Hours

Come to the library in person to get help from a librarian.

Hatfield Library
  • Mon-Wed: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Thur: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Fri: 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
PNCA Library
  • Mon-Fri: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.


Hatfield Library Users

For individualized help, contact a subject librarian directly or schedule a research consultation. You can also visit the library during regular reference hours.

Personal Librarians

College of Arts & Sciences first-year and transfer students are paired with a personal librarian to serve as their individual contact person within the library. The personal librarian can help with any questions about the library, research, or collections.


PNCA Library Users

PNCA librarians welcome students, faculty, and staff to schedule a research consultation in person or over Zoom. We also offer drop in research help over the lunch hour. We are happy to assist with finding sources, research, citations and bibliographies, and more!


Archives Research

The Willamette University Archives are open to faculty, staff, students and community members. Please contact for assistance with researching, accessing and using the archives collections.


Research Guides

Consult these research guides created by librarians.

Or search for a specific guide.

Library Study Areas
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The Hatfield and PNCA Libraries offer multiple spaces for quiet study, group work, thought and relaxation. On the Salem campus, the Hatfield Library's "Fish Bowl" offers a safe, 24x7 space to study.
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Willamette University

Willamette University Libraries

Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street.
Salem Oregon 97301
Pacific Northwest College of Art Library
511 NW Broadway.
Portland Oregon 97209