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Ramsey Library Research Services

Research Services Desk | Research Services Hours | Instruction
Library Guides | Document Delivery | Electronic Resources
Telephone Research Assistance | More Information on Research Services

Research Services Desk

Ramsey Library librarians are here to help you find and use library materials or to locate sources of information. If you spend several hours in the library, you may see several different members of the Research Services Staff serve their turn at the Research Services Desk, which is one half of the Research & Technology Desk.   

If you have questions about such things as the library catalog menus, indexes, getting materials from other libraries, or Language 102, ask here.

Faculty members are encouraged to alert the Research Services Staff of course assignments involving library research. Advance notice helps us gather needed materials or information before the students begin their work in the library. Please contact libref@unca.edu.

Research Services Hours

The Research Services Desk is staffed:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Ramsey Library currently assists Literature Department faculty with Language 102, a General Education course that prepares students to find information in the academic library environment. In addition, librarians also provide course-related instructional sessions tailored to specific assignments or generalized to provide an overview of a subject area. Requests for course-related instructional sessions should be made at least one week in advance. For more information, call the Research Services Desk or consult the Faculty/Staff Directory for the name, phone number and e-mail address of the librarian responsible for a specific subject discipline.

Research Guides

Bibliographies and other Research Guides to the use of the library and its collections are available on the literature racks near the Research Services Desk.

Document Delivery

Request forms for interlibrary loans and ABC Express (journals from ASU and WCU) are available at the Research Services Desk. Instructions for accessing other document delivery services are also available at the Research Services Desk.

Electronic Resources

Online Resources include NC LIVE databases and UNCA subscriptions to online services.

E-mail and Telephone Research Services

You may send your question to a Reference Librarian by using our Library Answers form. If you would like to speak to someone at the Research Services Desk, please phone 828.251.6111.

More information on Research Services
ABC Express | Interlibrary Loan | Research Services Desk Staff
Research Guides | Online Resources

This page updated 5 February 2009.

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