Reference Service

Reference service is the assistance that the librarian gives a student who comes to the reference desk asking for help.The librarian will assist the student in locating print or electronic information on whatever the particular topic happens to be. These services are available to all library users.

The reference desk is located on the main level of the library at the south end of the reference area. Students who need assistance from home can call the Richland Library reference desk at 972-238-6082. Questions may be emailed, and a librarian will respond within 24 hours.

Students: When you stop by the Reference Desk to get help, you will be saving yourself lots of time. The librarians can get you to the best sources, quickly.

Teachers: Please encourage students use the services available at the reference desk. Librarians are always happy to help, will direct students to the best sources and will save them much time.