Ask a Reference Librarian

In Person: See a professional reference librarian during reference hours at the desk located inside the Pappas reading room.

By Phone: The Reference Librarians may be reached by phone at 617-353-3151 during reference hours.

Via Chat: The LiveChat service is available during reference hours.

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Via SMS/Text: 617-383-4111. Send a short question and recieve a SMS/text reply from the Reference Librarians during  reference hours. (Please note: Carrier fees may apply).

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By Email: students may submit an email reference request.

By Appointment: students may make an appointment for an individual research consultation.