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Distance Education: Services

A guide for students accessing library resource off-campus or online


Whether you are student taking an online course, a class on the Montrose Campus, at Western Colorado Community College or other offsite location, if you can't make it in to the library, this guide will help you access materials, resources, and research help!

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Reference & Research Help

In Person @ the Reference Desk  Located on the 1st floor of Tomlinson Library. Click here for a listing of hours

Phone    970-248-1860

Email   or use this online form

Instant Message-Chat   Use the Chat box to contact a CMU Librarian when you need research help. Find the Ask Mesa chat widget on D2L or our homepage, in select Ebsco Host databases or embedded in our LibGuides; [→]


Interlibrary Loan

If our collection of online eBooks or full text articles does not cover your research topic, you can use Prospector or WorldCat to locate additional books, and search databases or Google Scholar to identify appropriate articles.  The library may acquire a temporary loan or electronic version for you.

Contact Becky in Interlibrary Loan if you need a book, article or other materials that may not be available at Tomlinson.

Becky's number is 970-248-1844.


Ask Us!

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Laureen Cantwell-Jurkovic
Laureen Cantwell
Head of Access Services & Outreach
Tomlinson Library

Liaison to: all Business, WCCC, and Mass Comm programs
Skype Contact: poetbrarian