About the Library
The library offers various resources that are available online, including various journals from which to choose an article for your library assignment.
Reference Librarian for Distance Learners: (219) 989-2249; Lynda.Schoop@purduecal.edu
If I am away from my desk, contact the library's main desk at:
Reference Desk: (219) 989-2676
Library staff members are available to assist you during library hours. Click here for current information on library hours.
Click on the Ask Us button to see answers to frequently asked questions.
Online Reference Appointments
Virtual Reference Appointments are now available!
Make a virtual reference appointment with the Distance Learning Librarian and learn how to search library databases by viewing the librarian's search screen! The library uses screen sharing software that will allow you to see the librarian's screen for an indivdual personalized demonstration on using library resources. See how to find an article and save it to your computer while watching the librarian's computer screen and speaking to the librarian by telephone. Contact the librarian for your appointment - immediate appointments are available if scheduling permits. Once your appointment is scheduled, all you have to do is click on the link below!
Welcome new nursing online students! Distance students have access to all of the library resources, including the assistance of a librarian specifically for distance students. Contact the Librarian for Distance Learners if you need any assistance with completing the LIbrary Assignment portion of the Technology Cruise.
This guide will provide instructions on how to complete your assignment.
Contact the Librarian
For assistance finding the article for your assignment, feel free to contact me at the contact information listed in the right column.
Help is available by email, phone, and instant message. Virtual reference appointments are also available, where you will be able to see my computer screen to learn how to use the library databases.
If you are sending an instant message in the chat box to the right, please note whether my status is online or offline. If my status is indicated as "offline" feel free to submit a question for a response at a later time. If I am offline and you need immediate assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the library main reference desk at (219) 989-2676, or email@example.com, or via the main library Meebo chat instant message service.
My work hours change as I work some evenings and weekends. Even if I am not immediately available, there is a librarian or library staff member available to provide assistance during library hours at (219) 989-2676.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Reference Librarian for Distance Learners
Purdue Calumet Library
2200 169th St.
Hammond, IN 46323-2094
219-989-2249 (Direct Line)
If I am offline or unavailable, contact the Reference Desk at:
219-989-2676 / libref@pu