Research Assistance

As a BU student taking a course during the Winter Session, you may take full advantage of the resources and services available to you to complete your assignments and optimize your learning experiences at Bloomsburg University. 

For research assistance, contact a librarian using this form and receive an answer within 24 hours. Or contact the librarian during the scheduled chat times as explained below.

For access to all services and resources, please visit Andruss Library's homepage.

Chat with a Librarian!

A Research Librarian will be available for chat (IM) during the 2019-20 Winter Session during the following times:


10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

These hours are applicable for the following days: December 16th - 23rd and January 2nd - January 17th.

Please do not hesitate to ask a research question at between Dec 24 and Jan 1.  Know that turnaround time will not be immediate but you will get a response within 36 hours.

Library Building Hours

For complete monthly calendars of the Library building's hours, please check out the Library Hours page. 

Research Assistance schedule at a glance


WALES Writing Center

WALES is available to students online during the Winter session.  Students can email 24 hours in advance to request an appointment. The physical space will be closed.

Subject Librarians

Information Literacy Instruction

Off-Campus Access

Interlibrary Loan

Chronicle of Higher Education

Reserves/Fair Use

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Research Consultations

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Open Computers

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