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Reference Services

  • Finding full-text journal articles
  • Basic database search assistance
  • Catalog search assistance
  • Finding and requesting materials
  • Referrals to Reference Librarian
  • Referrals to other library services

If your question requires in-depth assistance, the desk staff will refer you to the Reference Librarian or appropriate School of Medicine staff.

Circulation Services Available at the Desk

  • Check-out items including books, reserves, models, bones and study rooms
  • Check-in items
  • Renewals
  • Place holds
  • Courtesy cards
  • Update library records
  • Pay fines 

Customers may renew materials, initiate holds, and recall items by logging into My Library Account.

Loan periods for different types of materials vary. The Library may recall any checked-out item. Recalled materials must be returned by the revised date or overdue fines will be assessed; the revised due date will always include at least ten days for return.

Health Science Library Hours

Accessible 24/7
Doors are unlocked from 7 AM to 7 PM
Doors are accessible by card access from 7 PM to 7 AM

Circulation/Reference Desk Hours*
Monday – Friday | 7 AM to 7 PM
Saturday – Sunday | 10 AM to 3 PM

*Hours subject to change based on staffing availability

*Circulation/Reference Desk is closed on Marshall University Holidays