Research HelpBooth Reference Librarians offer tours, instruction and research guides to promote information literacy in the EIU community.
Faculty members can request:
- Consultations with subject librarians
- Library instruction for classes
- Help with assignment design
- Workshops on research tools (like Ebsco databases or JSTOR)
- Reserve services for class-related resources
Library tours Reference hours and class instruction
Tours of Booth are held early in the Fall and Spring semesters. You may request a tour at any time. Call the Reference Desk (581-6072) during Reference desk open hours.
The Reference desk is staffed with professionally credentialed faculty librarians seven days a week. Librarians can help you Monday through Thursday between 8 am and 10 pm, on Friday from 8 am until 5 pm, on Saturday between 9 am and 5 pm and on Sunday between 1 pm and 10 pm.
Class instruction can be requested by phone (581-6072) or electronically.
You may ask a question at any time and receive help from a librarian via email or chat reference.