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Dick Grefe


Senior Reference Librarian
James G. Leyburn Library
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, Virginia 24450
e-mail: grefed@wlu.edu
research questions/appointments: online form
office telephone: (540) 458-8648
fax: (540) 458-8964

PLEASE NOTE:  During the library's renovation (June 2008-January 2009), my office will be in Room #401-A, on Lower Level 4 of Leyburn Library, directly across from the elevator.


On-Campus/Office Hours 

(Summer 2008)

  • Monday-through-Friday,
  • 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Reference Desk Hours 

(Summer 2008)

  • as needed



My areas of responsibility for teaching, research, and Web site development include Journalism and Mass Communications, Politics, Sociology and Anthropology, Poverty Studies, and Society and the Professions. I also serve as the U.S. Government Depository librarian.   If you have questions or suggestions concerning these areas, please contact me.

I maintain "what's new" blogs in the following areas: