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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disruption

Library Services During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disruption

Ask Desk

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Ask Desk Services During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disruption

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Ask Desk
We are able to provide virtual Ask Desk support for writing, citation, and research related questions during our regular Ask Desk hours.

When will the Ask Desk be opened?
The virtual Ask Desk will be open during our normal Ask Desk hours, Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.,  Friday 9am to 5 pm, and Sunday 7 to 10 p.m.  Update: From May 26th - Aug 13th, ASK desk services will be available on a limited basis. Please see the schedule an appointment directions below or email us at

How do I get to the virtual Ask Desk?
Drop in to the Ask Desk via the Chat with a Librarian box or email. Simply say “Hello” and we’ll be glad to help.

Can I schedule an appointment?
Yes. Visit the Tutor Calendar at and select Writing. During the day you will meet with the librarians and in the evening the student tutors.

How do I share a paper?
We will be able to work with Google Docs and their shared features. Unfortunately, we will be unable to review papers in other formats. The librarian on duty will give their email address for you to share your Google Doc with.

Can I have a virtual voice or video conversation with the Ask Desk?
Yes. The Ask Desk will be using Zoom for virtual meetings. The librarian will give you, depending on your preference, a phone number or url link to enter into the virtual meeting.