Ask A Librarian e-mail reference service is available seven days a week to University of Miami students, faculty, staff, alumni, members of the Friends of the Libraries, and visitors to the University. Ask A Librarian answers brief reference questions, suggests research strategies, helps locate library materials, and provide referrals to appropriate resources. Responses are sent within 24 hours, unless a question is submitted on a holiday.
Request a consultation session with a librarian who is a specialist in your area of interest. Or if you prefer, contact a subject librarian directly.
Instructors can place materials for classes on Course Reserves. Requests for material not owned by the University of Miami Libraries must be accompanied by a personal copy of the item.
UM Librarians deliver customized library instructional sessions designed to teach students how to identify, access, and evaluate relevant print and online resources for classroom assignments. To ensure classroom and staff availability, in addition to adequate preparation time, please submit your request at least two weeks in advance.
Authorized personnel can request library clearance for departing employees. Clearances are processed within 48 hours during regular business days. For more information contact the Circulation Desk at 305-284-3233.