Research Help & How-to
Talk to a Librarian
If you are on campus, feel free to come to our Reference Desk, located on the first floor of Hunter Library. We have friendly and experienced people waiting to help you with your research, during Reference Hours.
Call a Librarian
(828) 227-7465 or Toll-free: (866) 928-5424 during Reference Hours.
Chat with a Librarian
Instant Message (IM) your reference questions to a librarian. Find out more info about Chat Reference at Hunter Library or simply type your question in the box to the right. Chat is available during regular Reference Desk hours; if you are not getting a response during that time, please call (828) 227-7465 or Toll-free: (866) 928-5424.
Need help after the Reference Desk is closed?
NC Knows is staffed by librarians around the country and is available 24 hours a day,except for Sat/Sun midnight-8am!
Meet with a Subject Specialist
Arrange to meet with the librarian who specializes in your subject field for customized help with major research projects. Contact the subject specialist for your area or complete the Research Consultation form to arrange a meeting.