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Need research help? Our librarians want to work with you.

Librarians are available to assist you with your research needs. Student Assistants also help staff the Research Help desk and have been trained to assist with book-finding, printing, and basic library questions. Have a tricky question? Ask to speak with a librarian, and we'll work on it together.

Check our normal Research Help desk operating hours:

Fall & Spring Desk Hours
  • Mon - Thu: 11AM - 10PM
  • Fri: 12 - 5PM
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed
Summer Desk Hours
  • Mon - Thu: 11AM - 8PM
  • Fri: Closed
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed

Research Help desk hours vary during semester breaks, intersession periods, and holidays.

Immediate assistance

Call, email, chat, or just stop by our desk.

  • Call us:765-455-9521
  • Email us:iuklib@iuk.edu
  • Visit us: Talk with us at the Research Help desk in the library.
  • Live chat: Chat with a librarian here during library hours:

Specialized assistance

Research consultations

In-depth research assistance is available through one-on-one research consultations. Consultations can be face-to-face or online, and they can be as short or as along as you'd like. Complete our online Research Consultation Form to get started.

Liaison librarians

Our liaison librarians are information experts and your first point of contact for research help, classroom instruction, library purchase recommendations, and more. Visit our Library Liaisons web page for more information and our contact details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Consult our FAQs for answers to common questions.

Last Updated: 8 January 2019

Last updated: 01/08/2019