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Help (Reference, Research, and Computer Support)

Welcome to the Marriott Library. We are here to helpService Desks are located on all five levels of the Marriott Library.  The best place to get both research and technology assistance is the Knowledge Commons on Level 2.  If you would like individual assistance, please contact me.

The most popular service desks in the Marriott library are:

Service Desk Level Phone Assistance & Collections

Knowledge Commons

Level 2



  • Computer support (laptop & wireless issues, password & uNID, printing)
  • Assistance with scanning, video-editing, and microform machines
  • Finding books, journals, videos, DVDs, & CDs
  • Research, library, and reference assistance

Special Collections

Middle East

Level 4

Level 2



  • Treasures of the Library, Western Americana, Rare Books, & Ski Archives
  • Materials in Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, & English. 5th largest collection in the U.S.
  • Research, library, and reference assistance

Fine Arts & Architecture

Level 2 581-6049
  • Visual Arts, Music, Art History, Architecture, Ballet, & Modern Dance
  • Research, library, and reference assistance

Starters (Books/Links)

These books are available in the
Knowledge Commons (Level 2)
Oxford English Dictionary
PE 1625. O87
American Heritage College
PE 1628 .A6227
Oxford American Thesaurus
of Current English
Webster's New World Dictionary
and Thesaurus
  PE 1628 .W56314
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
(17th edition)  PN 6081. B27 2002
The OWL at Purdue
Harvard College Writing Center
Elements of Style (1918)
(4th Edition) PE 1408. S772 2000
Norton Field Guide to Writing
Style: The Basics of Clarity
and Grace
PE 1421. W5455
Academic Writing for Graduate
PE 1408. S7836 2004
University Writing Center
Marriott Library Eccles Library Quinney Law Library