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The Reference Department is unable to do extensive research via email. If you need more than short, factual answers, please come visit the library and we will do our best to help you.
Feeling adventurous? The answer to your question may be just a mouse click away. The following links may be helpful:
PPLC Catalog – search for and request items throughout the Pinellas County libraries
Online Research Tools – includes links to a wide variety of resources, including our electronic databases
If you wish to ask a question using chat, try the Ask a Librarian virtual reference service that allows you to get realtime help from librarians throughout the state of Florida. Currently, the hours available for this service are: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Monday - Friday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
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