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Parent Guide to the William H. Hannon Library

A guide to the William H. Hannon Library for parents of LMU students. Learn about the library's wealth of resources and how your student can get personalized research help from our friendly reference librarians.

Research Help

Research help is always available, both online and in person! There are a number of ways to reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable reference librarians, both online and in person!

Phone - Immediate research assistance is available by calling 310.338.2790 during our service hours

Online chat - Virtual research assistance is available 24/7!

Drop-in research assistance - Your student may visit the Information Desk on the first floor of the library, which is available during our service hours, for immediate, drop-in research assistance

Individual or group research help - For personalized, in-depth research help, fill out a research consultation request form and the library will assign a subject liaison to aid your student in his or her research.

Archives & Special Collections - Your student is encouraged to make use of these collections to bring a rich context to your student's academic work and provide hands-on use of these unique, primary source materials. Use of materials is by appointment only. To make an appointment, call 310.338.5710 or email

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