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There are many ways to contact a librarian – choose the one that best suits your research needs.



Reference Desk (212) 817-7077  reference hours

Circulation Desk (212) 817-7083  library hours



24/7 Chat with a Librarian – Chat with a Grad Center librarian during our regular reference hours. All other times your chat will be answered by a librarian from another library. They will forward us your question when necessary.




E-mail a Graduate Center librarian – Emails are answered during our regular reference hours.




Schedule a Research Appointment:

Schedule an appointment to work with a subject librarian one-on-one on dissertation research, literature reviews, search strategies, and database instruction. These sessions can take place in person or online.


Schedule a Library Instruction Session:

Request a library instruction session. Instruction sessions can take place in the classroom (demo), online (demo), or in a computer lab (hands-on) and typically last 60-90 minutes. Faculty are encouraged to work with the librarian to structure the instruction session to best suit the course needs.