Research Assistance: Ask a Librarian

Before getting in touch, see our frequently asked questions.

Chat with a librarian icon Sun-Thu: 
10 AM - 12 AM
Fri - Sat:
10 AM - 5 PM
  • Get help with your research and library-related questions.
  • FAU librarians will be available from 1 PM - 5 PM, Monday through Friday.
  • For all other times, librarians from around the state will be available for chat.
Text a librarian icon Sun-Thu: 
10 AM - 12 AM
Fri - Sat:
10 AM - 5 PM


  • Send your text to (561) 767-8867.
  • Example: Text to (561) 767-8867: How late are you open on Saturday?
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  • Responses may be emailed with the next business day or 48 hours.
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See hours
at the right


  • Instruction and Engagement Office: (561) 297-3785
    (Open Mon-Thurs: 8 AM - 7 PM; Fri: 8 AM - 6 PM).
  • Service Desk (library): (561) 297-6911 (during open building hours).
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Available during
open building hours


  • Visit the library Service Desk for questions and answers.
  • Individual Consultation:  Request a consultation in person or online.
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ONLINE- Library Do-It-Yourself (DIY)

  • Learn how to find books and articles.
  • Discover tips on doing research.
  • Locate library and campus information AND more!

Students and affiliates can also get assistance at FAU partner campus libraries at Jupiter, HBOI, Fort Lauderdale, and Davie.

Last modified at 04/29/2020 - 16:05 PM