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Last Updated: May 8, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

Research Help Desk Print Page

Research Help Desk & Chat Hours



Desk Open M-F, 1-5

Chat still available 24 hours


Monday-Thursday: 9am - 8pm

Friday: 9am-5pm

Saturday: noon- 5pm

Sunday:  Noon - 9 pm

Friday: 1pm-5pm


24 Hours! 


Special Holiday DESK Hours:

Tuesday March 31, Noon-9pm

Sun May 24, Noon-5pm

Mon May 25, Noon-9pm

CHAT still available 24/7!


Where Can I Find More Help for My Research?

Come to the Research Help Desk in room 111 of the Kennedy Library, where a student LibRAT or librarian can help with any question you have!

Call the Research Help Desk at (805) 756-2649.

Chat online with a librarian or a LibRAT.

Make a personal appointment to meet with your College Librarian.

For help writing your paper you can contact the The Writing Center.

You can call the Circulation Desk for basic library information at  (805) 756-5760.

For the many ways to access help, including chat, click on ASK.

Print Reference Collection

Near the Research Help Desk is the print Reference Collection.  It includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other traditional print reference sources.


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    Robert E. Kennedy Library
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