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Fall and Winter Service Updates

Research Help

video chat illustrationVirtual Research Services

Librarians are available online for research assistance, we recommend using our chat service for safe and prompt assistance.

Research help is available via chat, email, text/SMS (203) 490-0756, and by phone (203) 392-5732. 

You can also get answers to your questions by clicking on the Library FAQs link on our home page.

Chat service availability:

Monday – Thursday 8 am – 8 pm
Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday 3 pm - 8 pm

Librarians are available for one-on-one and group research consultations via TEAMS, WebEx, or Blackboard Collaborate. Appointments can be made with subject librarians via chat, email, and SSC Navigate.

Find your subject librarian: 

Library Instruction

teacher in classroomLibrary instruction will be conducted via live online class meetings and/or asynchronous recordings and tutorials.

Subject librarians are able to provide live course sessions via TEAMS, Webex, and Blackboard Collaborate. (Please ask about other platforms before planning a session.) Teaching faculty are invited to “embed” subject librarians into Blackboard courses and to consult with librarians about library-related assignments. Contact your subject librarian for more info.