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Research Help & Reference: Contact a Librarian

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Research Assistance

Talk to a Librarian
If you are on campus, feel free to come to the Reference Desk on the first floor of Hunter Library. We have friendly and experienced people waiting to help you with your research and library issues 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 using the orange "Ask Us" chat. 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?
Our chat is available until midnight every day. You'll see it in the bottom right corner of the library's pages. Use it to reach a live person.

Email a Librarian
Questions may be submitted at any time; however, answers will be e-mailed within 24 hours on weekdays from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Meet with a Subject Specialist
Arrange to meet with the librarian who specializes in your subject field for customized help with research projects. Contact the subject specialist for your area or complete the Research Consultation form to arrange a meeting.

Reference & Library Hours

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866-928-5424 (Toll-free)
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