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Beginning this summer and throughout the fall semester, we are working to upgrade the research experience by making ongoing improvements to our Research Guides.
You may encounter changes in the look and feel of the Research Guides website along with structural changes to our existing guides.
If you have any questions or concerns about this process
please let us know
Phone A Librarian
Call the Instruction and Engagement Department for assistance.
Boca Raton 561-297-3785
Text a Librarian
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?
Chat With A Librarian
Chat is available
Sunday - Thursday Friday - Saturday
10 AM - 12 AM (midnight) 10 AM - 5 PM
FAU librarians will be available from 9:00 AM - 5 PM from Monday through Friday. For all other times, librarians from around the state will be available for chat.
Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Resource Guide
DIY Resource Guide
- Learn how to find books and articles
- Discover tips on doing research
- Locate library and campus information, and more!
Need More Help?
The Instruction and Engagement Department provides help with using the library by chat, email, and phone! You can also make an appointment for a personal consultation with a librarian.
Before getting in touch, see our frequently asked questions.
Have A Research Consultation With A Librarian
Make an appointment to meet with a subject librarian for assistance with assignments using library resources online via Zoom or Webex.
You can also receive help through the Video Tutorials the library has to offer. Just click on the icon and it will take you to the Instruction and Engagement Services Department Video Tutorials.
E-Mail A Librarian
Please send us your reference question! A response will usually be sent by email within 48 hours. Questions received during evening, weekend or holiday hours will be handled on the next business day.