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Library Instruction: Learn With Librarians

Information for Vol State faculty and students on instructional services available at Thigpen Library.

Research Assistance

Can't wait for one of our demonstrations? Need help now? Just Ask-a-Librarian!

Email us anytime at We will respond as soon as possible, but please allow one business day for a response.

Virtual appointment (via Zoom). Click the "Schedule Appointment" button below, choose the Getting Started (15 minutes) or Advanced (30 minutes) option and select a time - you will receive a Zoom link via email.

Stop by the Thigpen Library (Gallatin campus) for in-person assistance. Librarians are typically available Monday-Friday from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, but please call ahead or email to ensure someone will be available. (Phone 615-230-3400 or email

Additional Resources

Additional Resources:

NoodleTools is a research management tool, providing students with a single point of access for their research sources, references, notecards, and the ability to create and edit annotated bibliographies, Works Cited, and References pages. The library created a NoodleTools Research Guide to help you register for an account and discover how to utilize all of the research management options NoodleTools offers. 

Learn With Librarians Webinar Series*: Spring 2023