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Library Orientation Guide: Research Services Room

This guide provides an overview of Bailey Library, its layout, services, and how to use them.

Ask A Librarian

Librarians are on duty at the research services desk Monday-Thursday 10:00am-8:00pm, Friday 10:00am-4:00pm, and Sunday 1:00-8:00pm.  Walk-ins are welcome. You can also utilize the online Ask a Librarian, which provides users with easy access to the Research Library faculty. Questions are typically answered within 24 hours.

You may call Research Services at (724) 738-2641 to speak to the librarian on-duty in the 1st floor Research Services Office, or ask via e-mail below.

Research Services

The Research Services room is located on the 1st floor.  It contains the research services desk, reference materials that include almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and more.  There are also numerous desktop PCs, print services, whiteboard furniture, collaborative study spaces, group study rooms, and movable furniture.  Patrons having trouble locating library materials or those with research questions are encouraged to visit the research services desk for assistance from Research Services student workers and the librarian on duty if available.  


Printer Services

The printer station is located on the 1st floor.  Print jobs in the library are sent to the printer station and released and distributed to students by printer station student workers.