St. Louis Mercantile Library

Research Assistance Request


Reference/Research Request Form

Thank you for visiting the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri--St. Louis. Professional staff is available for consultation: Monday 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.; Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for Lunch); and by appointment at (314) 516 - 7247. 

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.

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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
St. Louis Mercantile Library
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63121