Reference Services and Acquisitions
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Do you need gardening help? Our Kemper Center for Home Gardening provides several links to useful gardening information.
Do you have a plant science question dealing with a topic at the K-12 level, or do you need help with a science project? The Gardenís Education Division provides many resources.
Do you need library reference or research services? The Library makes its research collections accessible for on-site use Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. For those who are unable to visit the library, reference services are provided as time and resources allow.
If you need assistance with a reference question concerning taxonomic and systematic botany at the research level, please contact Linda Oestry by email, mail, or fax with the following required information:
Name, Mailing Address, Institution/Business Affiliation, Phone, best time to call, Fax, E-Mail, Information Requested (Please be specific), Reason Requested (Please place question in context), Publication Plans (if any)
Missouri Botanical Garden Library
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
Staff members provide assistance in researching specific questions or topics. In addition to providing general assistance to researchers, staff may also be engaged to provide more extensive research assistance. A research fee of $25.00 per staff hour may be charged if the time taken to locate the requested item(s) exceeds one hour, and/or more than 10 individual items are involved.
Reference services are available without charge to MOBOT staff. Non-MOBOT staff may be provided service on a time-available basis.