When can I chat with a librarian?

Fall & Spring Semester

During the semester librarians are available 24/7 via chat.

You can chat with Los Rios Librarians during these regular business hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Outside our business hours, this service is staffed by an international team of professional librarians. You can chat with a librarian for guided help, and they can connect you with online resources that meet your needs.

Summer Session

During the summer session librarians are available 24/7 via chat. You can chat with Los Rios Librarians Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. 

Intersession

During semester and summer breaks chat is not available. Please submit your question below. 

Last Updated: Mar 31, 2022     Views: 2

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