Get Research Help

Reference librarians are available to assist with research, online searching, questions about the collection and locating sources not owned at Boston University. Students working on seminar papers, certification papers, or journal notes are welcome to make an appointment for a research consultation with a reference librarian. The reference librarians can help you develop a research strategy for a successful research paper experience. Please note they are unable to provide legal advice.

Reference Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 12pm-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-5pm

Contact during Reference Hours:

  • in person at the Fineman Reference Desk
  • by phone at 617/353-8411
  • by text 1-617-997-4475
  • via LiveChat (a service for the BU community)
  • by appointment

Contact outside Reference Hours: