Six easy ways to get research and reference help

via Text Message

Text hunterlib to 66746.
Then text your question, comment, or concern. (Text service available only when Main Library is open.
See Library Hours.)

via Live Chat

Chat online with a librarian 24 hours/7 days a week.


Email us through our web form with your questions.
Replies sent within 24 hours (except weekend and holidays).

via Phone

Call us for general help at (212) 772-4187.
Lines are open when the Reference Desk is open. (See Library Hours.)

In Person Visit the Library and ask us.
The Reference Desk is on Floor 3 of the Main Library.
Schedule a consultation Schedule a Research Consultation.
Best for in-depth assistance with complex research assignments. Individual and Group appointments available.