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Reference Service is available from Mount Union Library several ways:

Texting is available at (330) 257-5742

Know it NowKnowItNow
Instant messaging reference service is provided by the Librarians of the University of Mount Union, OhioLINK, and the State Library of Ohio.

KnowItNow is available 24/7. Please click here or click on the icon to access the service. This service is available to all OhioLINK members and citizens of Ohio.

Email Reference Service
Email Reference Service provides answers to brief, factual questions. This Reference Service is provided only to Mount Union students, faculty, staff, those people with Mount Union email addresses, "", or another Mount Union connection.

Email questions will be reviewed on a daily basis during weekdays, reponses will be delivered within 24-48 hours via email. Staff may require clarification of questions, please be as detailed and specific as possible. Staff reserve the right not to answer questions deemed inappropriate to the context of Reference Service.

Email Reference Form

Reference Desk Service - ext. 3795
Reference Desk Service provides the opportunity to consult with a Librarian in person. Individuals may make an appointment to speak with a Librarian or stop by during those hours a Librarian is available at the Reference Desk: 

  • Mondays 9 a.m. to 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Thursdays 9 a.m. to 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Fridays 9 a.m. to 12 noon, 1 p.m. -  4 p.m.

Government Information Online
GIO is a free online information service supported by nearly twenty public, state and academic libraries throughout the United States. All participants are designated Federal depository libraries in the U.S. Government Printing Office's Federal Depository Library Program.