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Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday: 12am-5pm
Sunday: CLOSED
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Circulation & Research:
(513) 244-4216


Archbishop Alter Library
Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Road
Cincinnati, OH 45233

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Get Research Help

Chat Research Help is an online service available to MSJ students, staff, and faculty.  To begin a research help session, click on the "Ask a Librarian" quote bubble icon. When the service is not being staffed, we welcome patrons to email the Library at for assistance. Also available are Subject Guides.

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We welcome you to email MSJ Librarians about research help or other library services. You can expect a response to your question within 24 hours or sooner.  Please contact us at:

Also available are Subject Guides.

To contact the MSJ Library for research help or questions about the library's services, please telephone: 


Also available are Subject Guides.

Do you need more in depth help with your research?
The MSJ Librarians offer consultations tailored to your individual research needs.
To schedule a research appointment, visit the Make an Appointment page.

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Also available are Subject Guides.

Contact a Librarian for Research Help

How can we help you? Your MSJ Librarians can:

  • Provide guidance when you don’t know where or how to start your research.
  • Teach you search strategies for finding and evaluating information.
  • Show you tools & resources that will help with your class papers and projects.
  • Answer questions about Library policies and services.
  • Keep you informed about new resources and services.

MSJ Librarians available to assist you:

Scott Lloyd, MLS
Director of Library Services
Phone: 513-244-4347

Ruth Monnier, MLIS
Head of Research & Instructional Services
Phone: 513-244-4880

Cynthia Gregory, MLS
Head of Electronic Resources
Phone: 513-244-4762

Josh Zeller, MLIS
Head of Access Services
Phone: 513-244-4882

Julie Flanders, MLS
Head of Strategic Collection Services
Phone: 513-244-4798