Reference and research services are provided at the reference desk in the library. Reference librarians and reference department staff can help you find information using print and non-print resources. They are available to answer questions, assist with research, and provide technical support when using the computers in the Reference area.
Literature Search Service
Reference librarians provide computerized literature searches in over 54 databases. These mediated searches are completed within 24 hours of the request. Results will include full citations and abstracts, when available. This service is provided to COP faculty, staff and affiliates. Full text or abstract results will be delivered by email or by internal mail. Alternatively the patron can pick up the results from the Circulation Desk.
Provide citation verification service on request for references with missing bibliographical information and also inform the users regarding the impact factor of the journals. Contact the librarians in person at the Library.
Would you like a better understanding of the library and its services? Reference staff provides tours that include seeing the library building, identifying service points, and providing an overview of services available to students, faculty, and staff. Interested? Contact us to schedule a library orientation.