Chat with a Librarian
Have a research question? Get live answers 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Text a Librarian
Got a quick question? Text a librarian at (518) 708-6600. There is no fee to use the service; standard message rates apply.
Make a Research Appointment with a Librarian
Use the online request form to make a research appointment for one-on-one assistance from a librarian. Appointments require 24-hour advance notice. You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your appointment. Stop by the reference desk for immediate assistance or use the chat or e-mail options provided on this page.
Visit the Writing and Research Center
Librarians are available to assist on a walk-in basis at the Writing and Research Center on the second floor of the Marvin Library Learning Commons. You are encouraged to make an appointment in advance for extended research help.