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  Phone service (227-2294) is available during reference desk hours.

  Email service is available to NMU faculty, staff, and students.  Turn around time is generally two days.

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Reference chat service provides a forum for posing questions where short, quick responses are appropriate.  For lengthier, more detailed questions please use the email service or stop by the reference desk

The chat service uses MSN Messenger (info@nmu.edu), AIM (olsonlib), or Yahoo (olsonlib). Confidentiality cannot be assured. 

Chat Hours:   Mon. - Wed.:   9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  Sunday: 12:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Library Hours
Mon: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tue: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wed: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thu: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat: 12:00 noon - 8:00 p.m.
For exceptions and full year hours