Reference Services

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For Current Macalester students, faculty, and Staff

Current Macalester students, faculty, and staff, please use this form to send us a quick-answer research inquiry, or an online resource access issue. We guarantee a response to all email messages with an address of [name] We also extend this email service to others affiliated with Macalester College, ACTC & CLIC affiliates, and persons with questions that pertain specifically to Macalester College.

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I Am Not Affiliated With Macalester But I Have A Specific Question About The College



  • Please include details about your question.
  • During the academic year, you should receive an email reply within 24 hours.
  • During weekends, breaks, and holidays the response may take longer.

Need In-Depth Research Help?

For in-depth research help please visit the Reference Desk in the Library or set up an individual Reference Consultation with a Librarian.

Need to report an access issue with our online resources?

Please include in your email information about the resource you tried to access, date & time you tried to access it, type of computer, type of browser, information about the specific problem including messages you received when trying to access the resource.