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We hope this guide helps answer some of the most common questions that new students have about the library, but remember that we are always here to help and to answer these and any other questions you may have!
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Librarians - What They Can Do For You

What can Librarians do for me?

Need help using the Library Catalog to find books and electronic books on your topic?

Wondering which databases are best for research on a particular topic?

Interested in borrowing materials from other libraries?

Have a citation for a book or article and need to find it?

Wondering where to find materials on the shelves?

Your Alma College librarians can help!


How do I contact a Librarian?

There are several ways you can reach a Librarian.

In person

Librarians are usually available from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat., and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Sun. You will find a librarian at the Information Desk during most of those hours.

You are always welcome to stop by a librarian's office -- we are never too busy to help you!

By phone

Call the Library at 989.463.7229


Email us your question using our Ask a Librarian service. It is available at or by clicking the "Ask a Librarian" link on the Library homepage.

And remember, no question is too small! We are here to help!


Information Desk Hours - Academic Term

Monday – Thursday: 11:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.; 7:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.
Friday: 12:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Saturday: 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Sunday: 7:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.

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