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Need help finding resources or using a library service? Just ask us! You can get your questions answered at any of our desks, or by personal appointment, phone, or email.
Call (513) 556-1424 (the Desk@Langsam) or your college or departmental library.
Use the form above to submit brief, factual research questions, such as historical facts and dates, checking bibliographic citations, dates, etc.
This service is offered exclusively to University of Cincinnati students, faculty, and staff.
Generally, queries will be responded to within 24 hours of receipt, Monday through Friday. Friday questions will be answered on Monday. Users requiring faster service should telephone the library at (513) 556-1424 or visit the library in person.
Contact a librarian for subject-specific reference questions and consultations.
UCBA Librarians are available in-person (Muntz 113), by phone (513-745-5710) and by email. We reply to email and form questions within one day, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Complete the form to schedule a consultation or get help with research from a librarian. A law library faculty member will generally be available to get back to you Monday - Friday 9am - Noon and 1pm - 5pm. Note that there may be delays during busy times. Librarians can facilitate use of the library, but cannot give legal advice. They can help patrons identify relevant materials and show them how to use library resources effectively. A librarian may not answer questions concerning the interpretation of the law, which law applies, or the application of law to any particular case.
Help Finding Materials
Plagiarism Prevention Tutorials and Guides
- Academic Integrity
An interactive tutorial and a printable study guide will help you learn about academic research standards and how to avoid plagiarism.
- Plagiarism: Why It Should Matter to You
Take this tutorial if your instructor wants you to take a quiz and print your score. The tutorial opens in a new tab.
- Using Information Sources Ethically and Legally
Online guide on source attribution and plagiarism avoidance.