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 email confirmation of your appointment. Stop by the reference desk for immediate assistance or use the chat or email 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.