Ask a Librarian


In Person: Come to the Information Desk on the first floor whenever you have a question or need some help to getting started with your research.

Chat: Use the “Ask Us” chat widget in the sidebar for online reference help.  Please Note: Chat reference questions are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

Email: Send an email to askalibrarian@southwestern.edu.

Phone: Call the Information Desk at 512-863-1563.

Request a Research Consultation. SU students, faculty, and staff can request help. A librarian will meet with you to assist in your research needs. We can help you find articles, books, or other materials. http://www.southwestern.edu/infoservices/departments/reference/research_appointment.php

Faculty can request library instruction here.