Reference & Instruction


Reference services are available most of the hours that the library is open.

Reference librarians will help you locate the material you need, instruct you in the use of the various databases & e-resources in the library, and assist you with HELIN and Interlibrary Loan requests.

Ask a Librarian

Need help using the library or conducting research?

You can visit any of the campus libraries during library hours for assistance, or you can:

Ask Us your questions via Chat or email.

Phone the CCRI Library Reference Desk during library hours:

Campus Telephone No.
Flanagan Campus (Lincoln) 333-7054
Knight Campus (Warwick) 825-2215
Liston Campus (Providence) 455-6150
Newport Campus 851-1698

Library Instruction

CCRI librarians teach classes in library skills and the use of research materials at the instructor's request.

Individual instruction and assistance is also available.

Library Courses

The library also offers credit courses in information literacy and research skills.

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Last Updated: 7/3/19