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Ask a Librarian

Why ask a librarian?

  • Conquer information overload.
  • Support your papers with reliable facts, evidence, and analysis.
  • Learn the research skills you need to get better grades and excel in your career.
  • Save time and find the most useful information quickly and easily.
  • Meet your goals with personalized help tailored to your needs and interests.

How to ask a librarian

    • Chat


      Our chat service is available whenever our Research Help Desk is open.
    • Text

      Text Us

      (773) 649-3148
    • Call

      Call Us

      Lincoln Park (773) 325-7863 | Loop (312) 362-8432
    • Visit

      Visit the Research Help Desk

      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.
    • Appointment

      Make an Appointment

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

      Email Us

      Ask our Research Help Team your question. You will receive a response within one business day.
    • FAQ


      Get answers to frequently asked questions.

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