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Research Help Desk and Reference Resources

Research Help Desk & Chat Hours

 

IMPORTANT MESSAGE (JANUARY 8): DUE TO THE SURGE IN COVID-19 POSITIVITY RATES, THE RESEARCH HELP DESK WILL BE VIRTUAL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.   24/7 LIVE CHAT HELP IS ALWAYS AVAILABLE:   

                                                                                           CHAT:      -    24 Hours!

 

WHEN REGULAR STAFFING RESUMES YOU CAN:

Get in-person help from our LibRATs at our desk on the second floor of the library.  Hours are listed below.  And  remember,  24/7 Live Chat is always available! 

Research Help Winter Quarter 2022 Hours

Jan 3  -  March 11

  • Monday - Thursday: 9am -7pm
  • Friday: 9am - 4pm
  • Saturday: Closed​
  • Sunday: Noon - 9pm
  • Special Hours
  • Sunday Jan 16 (Day before Martin Luther King Day) Closed - but remember Chat is open!
  • Martin Luther King Day (January 17):  Closed - but remember Chat is open!
  • Washington's Birthday (Sun Feb 20):   Closed - but remember Chat is open!

                                                                                       CHAT:      -    24 Hours!

Where Can I Find Help for My Research?

Come to the Research Help Desk on the 2nd Floor of Kennedy Library to get help from a Librarian or a LibRAT.

You can call the Research Help Desk at (805) 756-2649.

Make a personal appointment to meet with your College Librarian or Specialist.

Looking for Data, Maps, or GIS? Help available here. 

To learn what databases are best for a particular topic, Research Guides.

For basic library information you can call the Circulation Desk at  (805) 756-5760.

Don't Know What Database to Use? Try the Research Guides!

Search Many Article Databases at Once