Reference service is available ANY TIME a full-time staff member (Sarah or Kate) is present and available in the Music Library. Go to the service desk and ask for a full-time staff member to assist you with a reference question.
If you come to the Music Library when full-time staff is not available, our student staff will take your information and refer you to the Music Librarian for further assistance.
You may also ask a question or make an appointment with the Music Librarian by email or by calling (815) 753-9839.
General questions can be directed to (815)753-1426, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Librarians, who are members of the University Faculty and assisted by Library Operating Staff, provide reference and information services to members of the University community, including students, faculty, staff, and Dekalb community members.
As the Music Subject Specialist Librarian for the NIU Libraries, Sarah Holmes can help you find the information, book, article, or resource that you seek! Need help with your search strategies? Can't find anything on your topic or need assistance refining that paper topic? Don't know where to start? Come see the Music Librarian!
Sarah's Virtual Office Hours:
Kate Swope, our Senior Music Library Specialist, is also here to help! With her music training and her diverse background in performance and performance librarianship, she has the knowledge to assist you with your library needs.
Have a question and don't know who to ask? Email email@example.com
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