Research Assistance

Contact a Reference Librarian
We are here to help! Ask us questions via 24/7 chat, in-person, phone, email and consultation requests. To find the librarian for your subject area, see the list of subject librarians.

Help & How-to Guides
Learn research skills and learn how to use library services and technology with web-based tutorials.

Research Guides
Find recommended sources by subject.

Schedule a Research Appointment
By scheduling an appointment, you get in-depth assistance with:
– Finding the Best Sources
– Creating a Strong Research Question
– Focusing your Topic
– Demonstrating how to search and use library online resources

Academic Services
Academic Support Services is located on the third floor of both the Troy and Albany campus libraries. Visit your campus’s support center for tutoring and writing assistance!