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How to Get Research Help

There are so many ways to contact a librarian for help finding high-quality information and searching library databases. 

Schedule an Appointment

You can schedule an appointment with a librarian by Zoom or in person.

The librarian will work with you on your research for up to an hour. Schedule your appointment on Academic Support Net under the Research with a Librarian calendar.

Learn more about research appointments and policies.

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Learn how to use databases, request and save materials, and more with quick library tutorials.


Chat live with a librarian about the credibility of your sources, how to create a better search, and much more.

Click the green Ask Us tab on the right side of any page of our website, or click here to chat now. If chat is offline, try submitting a question.

Submit a Question

Submit a question form for a librarian to answer when they are next available.
This is perfect for when chat is offline!

Call or Text

You can call or text a librarian for research help. 
Call:  630-844-7534
Text: 630-796-7615

Want to learn more about searching but don't have a specific question in mind? Library workshops and research events might be a good fit. Learn more at the link below.