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Q7152_WebGrfxs_ChatPageLet’s choose the right kind of chat for you!

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Chat with a Librarian is always available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week –  even on holidays!

Email a Librarian is available 10-8 Mon-Thurs or 10-5 Fri, and we usually respond in a few hours!

Text a Librarian is available 10-8 Mon-Thurs or 10-5 Fri, and we respond as quickly as we can!

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What kind of Chat is best for me?

Chat with a Librarian is great for:

  • Asking general questions
  • Getting help with databases
  • Finding peer reviewed sources
  • Learning about citatins
  • And more!

Email a Librarian is great for:

  • Questions that don’t need an immediate answer
  • Topics that could take a lot of time to research
  • Getting book recommendations
  • Library-specific questions
  • And more!

Text a Librarian is great for:

  • Quick questions
  • Random Trivia
  • On-the-go information
  • Finding library locations/hours
  • And more!
  • Local librarians from your library or school
  • Librarians from across the state
  • Libraries from around the county and beyond, when our librarians aren’t available
  • Expert help from a real live librarian
  • Assistance finding resources and locating sources
  • Help solving your school-related problems
  • Someone to do all your homework for you
  • Someone to sit and talk with you when you’re bored
  • We treat our Chat with a Librarian users with respect and expect the same in return. If you use abusive orinappropriate language, we will terminate the session and take appropriate action.
  • Librarians staffing Chat with a Librarian protect the privacy of your question and identity. However, people who make threats or use offensive language will be reported to the appropriate authorities
  • We contact schools and Internet service providers to report inappropriate use.
  • While librarians are very skilled at finding the information you need, it may take a few minutes or more for thelibrarian complete their search. The typical session lasts 10-15 minutes. Therefore, please allow enough time for the li- brarian to find the answer. If you only have one or two minutes to allow for a session, please logon and ask your question when you will have more time. This will ensure that both you and the librarian assisting you will have a suc- cessful experience.