Reference service is available in the Academy Library by appointment during open hours. Services are provided on site, and reference requests can be made by mail, telephone, fax or e-mail. The Library offers access to a variety of electronic resources including:
• Commercial databases (such as Zoological Record and OCLC FirstSearch
• Online library catalogs
• World Wide Web databases and resources
Reference librarians can assist with the use of online library catalogs, indexes, and databases. In addition, we are available to faclitate use of the reference, journal, and research monograph collections, as well as our fine collection of Rare Books.
The Academy Library's new acquisitions lists are also available via the Web.