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SLS 1503 University Honors Program: More Help

A library resources guide for Fall 2016

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 online/virtual services.

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

CHAT

  • Get help with your research and library-related questions.
  • FAU librarians will be available from 8:30 AM - 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

TEXT

  • 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

 Anytime!

EMAIL

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

 

See hours
at the right

PHONE

  • Instruction and Engagement Office: (561) 297-3785
    (Open Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
  • Service Desk (library): (561) 297-6911 (Open Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Virtual Office Video Conference

 

Available 
8:30 AM - 5 PM
Monday-Friday

LIBRARY VIRTUAL HELP DESK

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!
Anytime!

VIDEO TUTORIALS

  • Watch short videos for help with resources and services.
  • Videos for Finding, Research, Services, Citations, Tutorials and Workshops

Students and affiliates can also get assistance at FAU partner campus libraries at Jupiter, HBOI, Fort Lauderdale, and Davie.

Databases

The Internet can be useful for providing some types of information but often research using databases will provide better and more reliable resources. Some sources in databases include popular magazines, professional or specialized publications, newspapers, and scholarly journals. The following general databases are useful for most research topics: