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How to Get Research Help

There are so many ways to get help finding 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.

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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.

Call or Text

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

Submit a Question

Submit a question form for a librarian to answer when they are next available.
This is perfect for when the library is closed.

Looking for a thorough introduction to research? Check out this recording of Finding the Sources You Need, a workshop from the fall of 2022.