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Library Tutorial: Getting Help

How to do basic library tasks: searching the catalog, finding library materials, getting into the online resources

The Reference Desk

The Reference Desk is your first step in getting library help.

Ask in person on the main floor of the library.
Ask on the phone at (203) 392-5732.
Ask by email at

Semester Hours:

M-Th: 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
F: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat: Noon - 5:00 pm
Sun: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Subject Librarians

Art & Artisits' Books: Tina Re

Business (Accounting, Finance, Management/MIS Marketing, Economics,Finance) and Mathematics: Diane Tomasko

Communication, Communication Disorders, Media Studies & Law: Sue Clerc

Computer Science: Staff

Education: June Cheng

English Composition & Literature: Winnie Shyam

Foreign Languages: Jackie Toce

Library & Information Science: Wendy Hardenberg

Music: Wendy Hardenberg

Philosophy: Paul Holmer

Sciences: Rebecca Hedreen

Social Sciences (Geography, History, Psychology & Urban Studies): Alba Morris

Social Sciences (Antropology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Political Science, Sociology & Social Work): Lisa Bier

Women's Studies: Cindy Schofield


Not sure who to contact? Contact the Reference Desk!