This page focuses on the reference services we provide.
This page is divided into how to make a reference request and rates.
Contact us, with any additional questions or to plan your visit to our reading room, located on the first floor of the Library.
General Reference Requests
We'll help you find the resources you need for your historical research!
Special Collections offers access to its collections and reference assistance Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Literature searches on historical questions are performed as time permits. Photocopies of materials from the collection are available within copyright restrictions. Document delivery fees apply.
How to make a reference request
To make a reference request, contact us:
Reference queries are accepted in person, by telephone (563) 884-5893, e-mail to Special Collections & Archives Head Librarian, Rosemary Riess or by mail to:
Special Collections and Archives
David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library
Palmer College of Chiropractic
1000 Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52803-5214
Palmer Students/Alumni/ Faculty and Staff: $.15 per page
Non-Palmer researchers: $.25 per page
Palmer Students/Alumni/ Faculty and Staff: $12 for the first 10 pages, $.15 each page after
Non-Palmer researchers: $15 for the first 10 pages, $.25 each page after
Iowa Sales Tax is not charged to documents that are sent electronically.
A selection of reference materials are pictured.