The Research staff of Leyburn Library
offers assistance with the use of the library collections
and other information resources to students, faculty, staff, members of the community, visitors,
and other library users.
The Research Help Desk is located on the Main Floor of Leyburn Library. Our telephone number is (540) 458-8644. Contact information for individual staff members is listed below.
For information on research services in the Science Library, go here.
While W&L's undergraduate classes
are in session, our Research Help Desk service hours are Monday-through-Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; and Sunday-through-Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM.
During breaks in the academic calendar (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Washington Holiday, term breaks), our hours usually are Monday-through-Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. We do not staff the Research Help Desk during the summer break. For detailed holiday hours, see this page .
Dick Grefe, Senior Reference Librarian
Yolanda Merrill, Humanities Librarian
Tom Camden, Head of Special Collections & Archives
John Tombarge, Associate University Librarian for Digital Services and Strategies
Mary Abdoney, Science Librarian and Research and Instruction Coordinator
Carol Hansen Karsch, Data & Statistical Support Specialist
Elizabeth Teaff, Head of Access Services
Cindy Morton, Manager of Digital Services
If you would like some help with your research, please set up a research appointment with one of the librarians.