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Reference Librarians can help with customized research consultations and literature searches, instruction, and with any of your library and information-related needs.

Schedule an Office Call

Office calls are by appointment only and should be made 24 – 48 hours in advance. We can meet virtually on Teams and Zoom and in-person on the Pomona campus.


  • Monday – Thursday: 8 am to 7 pm
  • Friday: 8 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday: 11 am to 7 pm

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to request an Office Call?

This service is available for faculty & staff.

Where can the Office Call take place?

Virtual Office Calls: We can meet online on Teams or Zoom.

In-person office calls on the Pomona campus:

  • One-on-one: A reference librarian can visit you at your departmental office or laboratory.
  • For small group meetings, arrangements should be made by the college’s resource scheduler to meet at a university meeting room.

How long can an office call be?

An office call can last between 15 minutes to 1 full hour or more depending on the topic and need.

What services or topics are available through office call?

Sessions may include, but are not limited to, the following examples:

  • PubMed
  • EBSCOhost: CINAHL, Academic Search Elite, etc.
  • ScienceDirect
  • Cochrane Library
  • Web of Science
  • DynaMed


  • Pumerantz Library’s online catalog
  • Citation assistance
  • EndNote
  • Faculty services
  • Locating electronic books
  • Copyright