Ask-A-Librarian - Send a Librarian your reference question using the form below and you will receive a response within 2 working days (Monday - Friday). The purpose of this service is to 1) provide guidance in using  the Library and electronic resources and 2) answer a brief or factual question. In addition, the Librarian answering a question may provide a list of suggested materials and resources which will assist in the research process.

Your Name
Email Address 
Course name and number and the research need that the question relates to -  Example:   
  • Eng. 1020 paper on the topic of the Suffrage Movement
  • A persuasive speech on home schooling for Speech 1010
Type of material needed? please check all that apply


Home Campus: 
East Metro West Distance Learner

The Question or Need - please be as detailed as possible using complete sentences which include the steps that have already been taken in pursuit of finding information. 

Examples (research related):

  • I am doing a research paper for my English 1020 class on school vouchers. I have tried to find books and articles on the topic using the Library's homepage resources but have had very little luck. Nothing is available in aCCCess and the articles in SIRS are not long enough. I need to have at least 10 sources - books, articles, and web sites. I don't get any good results when I use the search engine Yahoo.
  • I'm writing a five page anthropology paper on the looting of archaeological sites, and I don't have a clue where to start. Can you help me?

Examples (brief or factual):

  • Help, I need the web site address for Miami University in Oxford, OH.
  • What does the term zoonethesia mean? It is in an article I am reading for my Nursing class? 
  • Can you direct me to the best Research Database for finding Company Information? 

Please fill out the following questions which will be used for statistical purposes: 

What is your affiliation with Cuyahoga Community College? 
Student  Faculty Staff 

In what mode are you taking courses? 
Check all that apply

 Web Based
 Cable College
 Independent Learner

If applicable, please let us know what program you are currently enrolled in

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