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Ask a Librarian

In Person

Stop by the Research Help Desk at the John T. Richardson Library or the Loop Library to get in-person help from a librarian.  See our Library Hours for Research Help Desk hours.


Lincoln Park (773) 325-7863 


IM your questions to a librarian via the AskALibrarian chat widget.  Our chat service is available whenever our Research Help desk is open.


Use our Ask A Librarian email form to submit your question.  You will receive a response from a librarian within one business day.


Text a Librarian at 773.570.2275

Research Consultations

For more complicated research projects, you might prefer to make an appointment to meet individually with a librarian for up to an hour.

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Get answers to frequently asked questions. Ask a Librarian services are available to all students, faculty, staff and alumni of DePaul University. We will also answer questions from the general public that are directly related to the University or DePaul Library's collections and services.