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Charles L. Cotrell Learning Commons: Research Librarians

News, resources, and services available through the Charles L. Cotrell Learning Commons, located on the 1st Floor of the Louis J. Blume Library at St. Mary's University of San Antonio, Texas.

Ask A Librarian for Help

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 (Librarian Liaison).

The print Reference Collection 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.  Print reference books cannot be checked out of the library.

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Research Station

Necia at Research Desk; photo by A. Festa

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Research Librarians