Reference Services

Central State University
The Hallie Q. Brown Memorial Library: Reference Services

The reference department is the main service point for your information seeking needs. Located on the main level adjacent to the circulation desk, the reference desk is staffed by librarians ready to assist students, faculty, and staff in the use of a wide variety of library resources.

Reference Desk Hours


1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 pm


On Request


Not available

Request Class Instruction

To request a library instruction session for your class, contact the reference department by email at or by phone (937)376-6454/376-6396. Please allow at least one week in advance of your desired visit to allow librarians some time to prepare for your session.  Sessions will be held in the library or a location of your choice.