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COM 297: Communication Research Methods

Reference Desk Service

If you need immediate assistance and are unable to reach me, please IM or text a librarian at the Reference Desk via the Quick Help box to the right or on the Library's home page. Or, call the Reference Desk at 309-438-3451 or ask for help at the Reference Desk, the desk to the right when entering the library.

Librarians at Milner's Reference Desk are available to answer questions and assist you in-person, by phone, IM or text message many hours during the week and on weekends.  

2020 Fall Reference Desk Hours:


Virtual Assistance:

  • Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon - 10 p.m.

Please see the Milner Library website for any variation in hours during breaks, holidays and summer.


Quick Links

Thank you

Many thanks to Christine Fary for all of her work on this guide.


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Sharon Van Der Laan
Milner Library 526
309 438-7461

Quick Help: IM or Text a Librarian

If you need immediate assistance and are unable to reach me, please use the link below to IM or Text a librarian at Milner's Reference Desk.

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                       Milner Librarians

Phone: 309-438-3451

Text: 309-807-9442