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librarians who work at the 1st Floor Research Station

Need help finding articles for a project?  Can't find the statistics you need for your report?  Do you need the latest books on your topic?  Ask a Librarian.  We can help.

Our Research Librarians, who staff the 1st Floor Learning Commons Research Station, will help you find the best research sources to meet your needs. You can reach us in person, by phone at 210-436-3508, or by email

We also offer research assistance through our librarian-designed Research Guides. You can also request an individual research consultation with the librarian who works with your department or major (Liaison Librarians).

The print Reference Collection is on the 1st Floor near the Research Station. Reference sources include dictionaries, almanacs, atlases, encyclopedias, handbooks, statistical sets, and biographical information. All reference materials are listed in the Library Catalog


Librarian Hours

Librarians offer research assistance on an on call basis for some hours.  Librarians staff the 1st Floor Research Station (Learning Commons) at other times.    

You can also ask for help from our Research Librarians through the Ask A Question email form.

Fall and Spring SemesterSummer SemestersInterterm
Monday-Thursday 8 am - 6 pm* Monday-Thursday On call* Monday-Thursday Closed
Friday 8 am - 5 pm* Friday On call* Friday Closed
Saturday Closed Saturday Closed Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed Sunday Closed Sunday Closed

*Ask at the Circulation Counter on the 2nd Floor to speak with a librarian or call 210-436-3508 during on call hours.


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Questions answered by Blume Librarians
Name *
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1. Where do you live? (We can suggest resources in your area if you provide your location.)
2. How are you affiliated with St. Mary's University? *
Faculty / Staff
3. Please explain your question as fully as possible. The more you tell us, the better our answer will be. Also, let us know about any resources you have already searched (books, websites, etc.) so we do not duplicate your efforts. *

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