Reference Assistance

School of Theology Librarians are still available to answer any questions you have and are excited to help you find resources for your research!

Reference Questions by Email

Email reference questions to the entire staff at sthref@bu.edu. Librarians are on call Monday-Friday, 10:00am-9:00pm to answer any question you may have.

Reference Questions by Zoom

Do you prefer to ask your reference questions by Zoom? No problem! Set up a request for a Zoom Reference Meeting here.

Get Reference Help

Please fill out this form if you would like to request a reference appointment with one of our librarians. A librarian will contact you within 48 hours to set a firm date or suggest alternate times.
  • Please write "dissertation" or "thesis" if applicable in place of a course number.
  • Provide a brief description of the assignment and your topic. Please include the intended length of your work in pages and any requirements regarding source materials to be used.
  • Please mark the times you would be available for the reference interview in the coming week. A librarian will contact you to set a firm date or suggest alternate times, if none of your listed times work.