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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.

Ask a Librarian-Keep: Research Assistance

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Phone A Librarian

Phone a Librarian iconCall the Instruction and Engagement Department for assistance. 

Boca Raton       561-297-3785

Jupiter               561-799-8530

Text a Librarian

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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

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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

The Libraries' Computer icon for anytime DIY help
DIY Resource Guide  
is here!

  • 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.  

Ask a Librarian

Have A Research Consultation With A Librarian

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Make an appointment to meet with a subject librarian for assistance with assignments using library resources online via Zoom or Webex. 

Video Tutorials

Video Tutorials 

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

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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.