Visit the Library Service Desk on the first floor of the library
or call the Reference Department (660-785-4051)
E-mail your questions to a librarian and receive a response
within 24 hours -
Connect to Databases from Home:
Virtual Private Network (VPN)- If you have a broadband
high speed connection(e.g. cablemodem or DSL)
Proxy Server - If you are using a commercial dial-up system
(e.g. Mark Twain or nemr) and have a regular phone modem for
speeds up to 56kbps.
Reference Librarians by
Discipline- Make an appointment with or contact a librarian in
your subject field to help with research
Do you think
you need a little extra help with your term paper or research
project, such as refining your topic, or locating useful and
appropriate sources? We understand that the volume of
information available, print and online, can be overwhelming.
Our subject librarians can offer some extra guidance through a RAP
(Research Assistance Program) session tailored to your specific
one-one assistance for research assignments with a subject
find appropriate sources of information (databases, print
sources) based on the requirements of your assignment.
search techniques, including identifying relevant subject
headings and limit functions.
find valuable resources outside of Pickler through our MOBIUS
and Interlibrary Loan services.
Reference librarians can help you
find appropriate resources for
To schedule a RAP
consultation, you can
Use the RAP Request form
Call the Reference Department
Come to the Library Service
first floor of Pickler Library
Appointment times will vary, but it is recommended that you allow
30-45 minutes for your consultation.
Give RAP a try, and be on your way
to “wrapping” up your assignment!