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Research Help Desk and Reference Resources

Research Help Desk & Chat Hours

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!   

                                                                                       CHAT:      -    24 Hours!

End of Quarter Break, June 11- June 19: Closed

Research Help Desk Summer Quarter 2022 Hours

June 20  -  September 1

  • Monday - Thursday: Open 10am - 3pm
  • Friday thru Sunday: Closed
  • Special Hours 
  • Closed Monday July 4th - but remember Chat is open!

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