St. Louis Mercantile Library

Reference/Research Request Form


Thank you for visiting the Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library at the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri--St. Louis. Professional staff are available for consultation: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and by appointment.

If you would like a staff member to contact you pertaining to your research needs or the availability of collections, please complete and submit the form below. If you do not receive a response within a week, please call 314-516-7247 to verify the submission of your request

We can also assist with your research; however, the volume of requests does not permit us to help without charge. Please consult our MercSource price list.

Phone #
E-mail address:
How should we contact you?
Project Due Date
Topic or Request:
Please provide as much information as possible, including time periods, geographical location, terminology etc.
Additional Comments or Questions:

Please print or save a copy of your request before submitting.

Inquiries are answered in the order received.

If you encounter problems submitting this form, you may print this form and submit your request either via our fax line at (314) 516 7241.

or mail the request to:

Reference Department
Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library
St. Louis Mercantile Library
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63121