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Research Help

The primary goal of Reference and Instruction Services is to develop and deliver reference, instruction and information literacy programs which promote the intelligent use of information resources and support the concept of lifelong learning.

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ASK! In-Person:
Visit the Welcome Center and let our friendly and experienced staff help you.

Reference Desk Hours:    
Mon-Thurs   7:30 a.m - 11:00 p.m.
Friday   7:30 a.m - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday   1:00 p.m - 11:00 p.m.

Ask In-Person Consultation

ASK! Text: text a reference librarian

Send the message to (785) 566 4670

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Note: Although Washburn University Libraries does not charge for Text a reference Librarian services, sending and receiving text messages may result in charges from your mobile provider, depending on your service plan.

Ask In-Person Consultation

ASK! In-Person Consultation : please schedule an appointment

Call (785) 670-1550 or send e-mail to to make an appointment for in-depth reference and research

Ask by Phone

ASK! Phone : call a reference librarian

Call (785) 670-1483 or toll free (800) 736-9060, during reference desk hours above.

Reference e-mail

ASK! Email : email us your questions

Fill out our Web Form and a Washburn University librarian will respond within 24 hrs!

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ASK! IM : chat live with a reference librarian

Use our IM widget to chat through your Web browser.

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