Get online research help — click the ‘Ask Us’ button available on the header of every library webpage. If chat is offline, see below for more research assistance.
Fall 2022 Chat Hours (August 22 – December 15)
Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12 noon – 4 pm
(From August 20, 2022 to December 11, 2022 with exceptions on November 26, 2022 and November 27, 2022)
Ask your questions via email: Library_Reference@stonybrook.edu
Available: Anytime. We try to respond within 24 hours (Mon-Fri) and as soon as possible over weekends and holidays.
Available: Check the library hours schedule.
Visit the North Reading Room (NRR)
Please ask at the desk to be directed to an available librarian.
A professional librarian is available during the semester:
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Meet with a Subject Specialist
Our subject specialist liaison librarians can provide in-depth research assistance for all SBU students, faculty, and staff.
If you already know which librarian you would like to meet with, you may email them directly. Otherwise, fill out our research consultation form and a subject librarian will contact you!