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Online Reference Help

Click on the red "Ask a Librarian" tab on the right hand side on our site to ask us a question via chat during our normal business hours.

Email Reference

Send your question via email to You will receive a response within 24 hours.

Telephone Reference

Call us at (856) 223-6050 to speak to a librarian at the Mullica Hill Branch Reference Desk during business hours or leave a voice mail.

Text / SMS Reference

The Mullica Hill Branch Reference Department can be contacted by texting: START to (856) 270-7883. A Reference Librarian will respond via return message as time permits during normal business hours.

Please note that GCLS does not charge for SMS services, but standard text messaging rates may be applied by your service provider. Cost is contingent upon your phone plan and wireless service provider.

Need help with our resources but the library is closed?

Niche Academy offers tutorials for many of our databases, eCollections, as well as other online services such as email and social media. These tutorials are available on-demand any time!

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Our eReference Center has links to web-based reference tools available to our members on a 24/7 basis. The eReference Center is organized by subject. Included are both subscription databases, which require a GCLS library card number to access from home computers, as well as free sites which have been identified and recommended by our professional reference staff.

Full-text articles in magazines, journals, and newspapers, on most subjects, can be located using EBSCOhost.

Note: You can view a complete list of all the databases to which GCLS subscribes. Some subscription databases can only be accessed from within a GCLS library, due to special requirements by our database vendors. Databases accessed within a library do not require a user to input his or her GCLS borrower's card number