Research Assistance

Ask a Librarian

Librarians at MSMC are here to help you find information and conduct research. 

We can be reached by phone, via email, or in person. Library faculty can also be contacted individually as shown below.

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Information & Research Help Desk

Feel free to stop by the Information & Research Help Desk whenever the library is open. The desk is located on the 1st floor of the library, at the base of the main staircase.


Monday-Thursday: 10 am-6 pm
Friday: 10 am-5 pm
Saturday: 10 am-6 pm
Sunday: 1 pm-8 pm

Please Note: Our schedule varies for holidays and semester breaks. Check library hours for exceptions to the regular schedule.

Phone:  845-569-3299

Get Help via Email:


  • Need a quick answer?  Submit your question here.
  • Questions can be submitted by email any time.  We aim to respond within hours, except at times when the Information Desk is closed.
  • To make an appointment for personalized assistance on more in-depth or complex projects, either in-person or online,  request a one-on-one research consultation.


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Personal Librarians / Liaison Librarians


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Tiffany Davis
Associate Librarian for Instruction Services

Subject specialties: Education, Curriculum Materials, Children's Literature, Natural Sciences
Tiffany's Library Guides

 Portrait of: Denise Garofolo

Denise A. Garofalo
Associate Librarian for Systems and Catalog Services

Subject specialties: Nursing, Health, Math & Information Technology
Denise's Library Guides

 Portrait of: Vivian Milczarski

Vivian Milczarski
Associate Librarian for Collection Development

Subject specialties: Business, Psychology, Religion, Philosophy
Vivian's Library Guides

Jen Park

Jen Park
Assistant Librarian for Access and Outreach Services

Subject specialties: English, Hispanic Studies, Media Studies, Public Relations, Publishing, Digital Media, Art, Theater Arts, Music
Jen's Library Guides

 Portrait of: Derek Sanderson

Derek Sanderson
Assistant Librarian for Instruction Services

Subject specialties: History, Sociology, Criminology. Law & Government, Political Science
Derek's Library Guides