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Human and Organizational Development Resources: Get Help

Your HOD guide to finding and using library resources.


Q: What if the library doesn't have full-text of the article I need?

A: You can request full-text copies of articles and book chapters through our interlibrary loan service!  Follow the link to 'Order An Article' from the library website to do so.

Q: I'm having trouble accessing some of the library's resources; what can I do?

A: Be sure to consult our 'Troubleshooting' link on the library website for some tips.  You can also view our troubleshooting quick reference guide by clicking here.

Q: What if I need help at a time when there's no librarian working?

A: You have a few options in this case. You can always email us at and we will respond within 1 business day. You can also consult our Library Guides, the library website, and the library blog to see our many help resources.

Q: Can I set up a research appointment with a librarian if I need help?

A: Absolutely! We can conduct research appointments over the phone or via web conference. Call or email the library to give us some details about your research and to set up a time to meet.  

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