Reference Services

The Weeks-Townsend Memorial Library Reference Desk is open to help those needing assistance in identifying, locating and using resources in all formats (e.g., print, electronic, microform, etc.). Assistance is also available for a broad range of services, including use of Microsoft Office programs.

Library personnel may be contacted:
by telephone (606-546-1243)
email (refdesk@unionky.edu)
social network (Facebook & Twitter — Weeks Townsend).
or Ask-A-Librarian 

Reference Desk hours*:
Sunday, 2pm-9pm
Monday – Thursday, 9am-9pm
Friday, 9am-5:30pm
Saturday, 10am-4pm

*When the Library is not open, please send inquiries via email, social network or Ask-A-Librarian. Library staff will respond when the Reference Desk reopens or via “on call” services during designated periods (e.g., holiday breaks).

Research Help 


Weeks-Townsend Memorial Library staff are available to assist you with your information needs. Bibliographic Instruction handouts are available for classes which meet with librarians for formal sessions, and one-to-one sessions with reference librarians are also available upon request. You may stop by the Reference Desk for immediate, personal assistance or contact us via email refdesk@unionky.edu.

Weeks-Townsend Memorial Library Hours

Monday - Wednesday
7:30 am to 6:00 pm

Thursday - Friday
7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Saturday - Sunday
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