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Missouri State University Libraries

Meyer Library
Reference and Government Information

General Information

The Reference and Government Information Department provides research assistance from the Meyer Library reference desk, by telephone (417-836-4535), and online through our Ask a Librarian service. Services include suggesting search strategies, providing assistance in the use of electronic and print resources, conducting library orientation and instruction sessions, assisting with the development of course-related assignments, scheduling consultations, and providing displays and presentations for our campus community as well as area schools and organizations.




Duane G. Meyer Library
Missouri State University
850 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy
Springfield, MO 65897

(417) 836-4535

Reference Desk Hours

Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 10:00pm

8:00am - 6:00pm

9:00am - 6:00pm

12:00 noon - 10:00pm

Faculty and Staff

All of the department’s librarians are available for presentations and instruction:

Byron Stewart
Department Head
(417) 836-4533

Jessica Bennett
Reference / E-learning Librarian
(417) 836-4551

Bill Edgar
Reference Librarian
(417) 836-4529

Ann Fuhrman
United Nations Librarian
(417) 836-3077

Crystal Gale
Information Literacy Coordinator
(417) 836-4345

Amy Hankins
Reference Associate
(417) 836-3003

Grace Jackson-Brown
Reference Librarian
(417) 836-4547

Chansouk Ragsdale
Reference Associate
(417) 836-6653

Tracy Stout
Reference Librarian
(417) 836-8938

Tammy Stewart
Reference/Government Resources Librarian
(417) 836-7627