McFarlin Email Reference
Please submit your question by sending the
following information to this email:
- Your Name
- Your Email Address
- Your Telephone Number
- Your TU Status (student, faculty, or
- Your Question
If you have a question for Special
Collections, please use the Special Collections form to
send your question.
If you don't receive a response within a
couple of days, please call the reference desk at
Policies and Procedures
This email reference service is available only
to current students, faculty, and staff of The
University of Tulsa. Questions received through
email are generally answered within 24 hours on
weekdays; reference emails do not receive
responses on weekends or holidays. The answers to
many questions may be found on the Library's FAQ.
Questions should require short, specific
answers, for example:
- To get information on library services
- To verify bibliographic citation
- To request addresses/phone
numbers/websites for companies, institutions,
associations, or government agencies.
- To locate factual information, such as
simple statistics or biographical information.
- To ask for basic guidance concerning
research on a specific topic.
- To seek assistance in accessing library
If your question is more complex or
time-consuming please visit the McFarlin Library
Reference Desk or call 918-631-2880 to discuss
your question with a librarian.