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English and Creative Writing

Ask a Librarian

Ways to Work with a Librarian

The Tredway librarians are here to help you! We have several different ways for you to communicate with us; read below to see which way works best for your needs.

Research Help Desk

During the school year, the research help desk is staffed during the following times:

Monday-Thursday: 10am-4pm, and 6pm-9pm.

Friday: 10am-4pm

Sunday: 6pm-9pm

Librarians will be available to assist you via chat from 2-4pm on weekdays. Research Help Desk student workers are available at the desk in the mornings and via chat evenings; you may also request a librarian's assistance during these times if needed or preferred. 

Meet with Us One-on-One

Working on a complex assignment?  Have you hit a dead end in your search for resources?  We are here to help you! Click on the link above to set up a time to schedule a 30 minute one-on-one session with a research and instruction librarian!

Chat with Us

You can chat with a librarian or Research Help Desk student worker while the Research Help Desk is staffed. 

Email Us

Circulation and I-Share questions (check-outs, fines, book renewals, etc.)

Research questions:

Liaison librarian:

Call Us

Circulation Desk: 309-794-7310

Research Help Desk: 309-794-7206

Interlibrary Loan: 309-794-7585

Chris' Office Phone: 309-794-7642