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Visit Booth Library in person or call 217-581-6072 during business hours. Outside the Charleston area, call toll-free at 1-866-862-6684.
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Booth Library librarians can help you get started, work through a thorny issue, or finish up your research project.
We will assist you with any print or electronic library resources.
Please plan ahead. Allow at least a week between the date of your request and your first choice for an appointment.
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