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Ask a Librarian!

Ask A Librarian!

The Instruction and Engagement Department provides help with using the library by chat, email, and phone in addition to in-person service in our offices!

Before getting in touch, see our frequently asked questions.


Link to Ask a Librarian Chat 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.
Link to Text a Librarian 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?
Link to Email a Librarian



  • Responses may be emailed with the next business day or 48 hours.
Link to Call a Librarian


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).
Link to Ask a Librarian in person


Available during
open building hours


  • Visit the library Service Desk for questions and answers.
  • Individual Consultation:  Request a consultation in person or online.
Computer icon for anytime DIY help Anytime!

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.

Library Workshops

Do you need to use the library for other assignments, but could use a quick lesson?  Please attend our library workshops!  Library workshops cover the following topics:

  • How to do library research.
  • Using APA style and citations.
  • Locating business and company information.
  • ...And more!

See the library workshop page for the current offerings!  For additional assistance, make a request for a research consultation!

Writing & The Research Process

Do you need help with starting your assignment or with the research process?  Check these links for information to get you started.