Librarians love helping students! We can assist you with planning a research paper, finding the information you're looking for, compiling your works cited list, or evaluating and assessing your sources. There are many way to get help, don't be shy!

    In Person

    Every hour that the library is open, you can come talk to a librarian at the Reference desk in the middle of the library. The Library is open Monday through Thursday 8:00am to 8:30pm and Fridays 8:00am to 2:00pm.

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    You can get research assistance from a librarian over the phone during all open hours at (510) 723-7006 and (510) 723-6764.

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You can contact individuals with their individual addresses available on the library staff page. To send a general research question, you can email

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Online Chat

During the following hours you can reach a Chabot Librarian:

Tuesday & Thursday 8am-8:30pm
Monday & Wednesday 8am-4:30pm
Friday 8am-2pm

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Text Message

You can text a short reference question to a Chabot Librarian to this number (510) 394-5707.

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