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Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the University Libraries.

Ask a Librarian
If you have a research question or need help finding something, you can chat online with a librarian, e-mail your question, browse through frequently asked questions, visit in person, or call.

Contact Us
A complete listing of Harrison Libraries staff, including location, department, phone, and e-mail.

Research Tutorial
These short lessons are designed to introduce you to the major tools you will use to conduct research. The focus is on tools accessible through a computer linked to the Libraries.

Library Instruction
Both Mortensen Library and Allen Library offer one-on-one assistance and instruction to all users in the libraries. Formal classroom instruction is also available for students and faculty both in the library and in classes. For a listing of services, see the Mortensen Library and Allen Library instruction pages.

Wireless Access
The University has established Wireless Network Zones around campus where you can connect your portable, wireless-capable computer to the University network and the Internet.

Off-Campus Access
University of Hartford students, faculty, and staff with current University e-mail accounts have access to online course reserve readings and subscription databases.

Subject Selectors
Listing of library staff members who select new library materials on certain topics. If you have purchase suggestions, you may contact these individuals by email or phone. You may also use our online form to Suggest a Purchase. If you need research assistance, please Ask a Librarian.

Library Definitions
A listing of definitions used in the library system. LC Classification Outline
Items within the Harrison Libraries are organized according to the Library of Congress classification system, which allows items to be physically grouped together by subject.