Email a Librarian
Email reference service is provided primarily for students, faculty, and staff of the University of Detroit Mercy. A message sent via the Email a librarian tool goes to a general email inbox which is monitored on a daily basis by a rotation of librarians to make sure questions get answered. If you want to contact a specific librarian, go the disciplines page for the addresses for librarians on each campus.
A reference librarian is available to answer your questions by phone during regular library hours.
Request Library Instruction
Faculty interested in requesting a library instruction session for their class should complete this form. Please submit your request as early as possible, as the first month of each academic term is especially busy.
The UDM Libraries provide answers to quick reference questions via Instant Messenger. In addition to the chat window that appears on all pages of the Find & Get Help sections of the portal during IM Service hours, a reference librarians may be contacted on the following IM services:
Yahoo IM: udm.libraries
Google Talk: firstname.lastname@example.org
24/7 Reference Service
Live online assistance from a reference librarian 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service is provided by a national network of Jesuit colleges and universities. It is available to UDM students & faculty only.