Located on the first floor of the Research Collections of the Wells Library, the Reference Department
houses the main reference collection of the library, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases,
indexes, and bibliographies. The Reference Desk is staffed by librarians, professional and support staff
who provide assistance with the Libraries' catalog, with hundreds of licensed networked resources
and with any research or informational query or problem.

Wells Library Scholars’ Commons Reference Services Hours

In-person, or text, call or email

Fall and Spring Semesters                               Summer Session     
Sunday 1:00pm-9:00pm                                   Sunday 1:00pm-10:00pm
Mon-Thurs 8:00am-10:00pm                            Mon-Thurs 9:00am-10:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm                                     Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm                              Saturday 1:00pm-5:00pm

Campus holidays and break hours will differ. Consult the Wells Library Hours.

Wells Reference Blog

May 2nd 2016 @ 1:00pm Saying Goodbye
Wells Reference Blog

Tracking down full-text online access to the correspondence of Giuseppe Garibaldi.

April 28th 2016 @ 1:00pm Ephemera and Librarians as Scholars
Wells Reference Blog

As I’m sure many of my colleagues remember from my many emails requesting shift coverage, I recently attended a confe

April 21st 2016 @ 1:00pm Lessons Learned
Wells Reference Blog

The end of the year is upon us, and while the summer is just a short break until next fall for many, some of us will

April 14th 2016 @ 1:00pm Prepping for the Races
Wells Reference Blog

Spring is upon us, and with that comes the stress and busyness the end of the semester brings.

April 11th 2016 @ 1:00pm Confronting Those “How-Am-I-Going-to-Get-This-All-Done-And-What’s-The-Point-Anyway Blues”
Wells Reference Blog

It’s that time of year when the libraries are filling up with students cramming for the end of the semester.

Contact Info

Wells Library W121
1320 E 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
(812) 855-8028
Angela Courtney
Angela Courtney - Head
(812) 855-1891

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