Need help from a librarian?
A reference librarian will help you:
- Develop a search strategy
- Find a topic for your research assignment
- Select appropriate electronic resources and reference materials
Please check here for reference hours.
Call the Reference Desk during our business hours: (925) 631-4624
For current SMC faculty, students and staff. Emails are reviewed during regularly scheduled reference hours. Click on the Email heading, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chat (IM) with a Librarian
Instant message a librarian! Use the Zoho widget on the right, and enter the word "guest" or any name or letter when prompted for a name. Librarians will answer your questions during regular reference hours. Having trouble with Zoho? Please send us an email and let us know! Zoho does have trouble loading from time to time, and we'd like to know if you are having trouble. Questions about Chat? Please link to this by using the navigation bar.
Text a Librarian
You may text a librarian! Text SMCLib to 66746 during reference hours. Standard text rates apply.
Meet with a Librarian during reference hours in person at the reference desk on the first floor of the library.
Have a suggestion? Please let us know! Click the Tell us! header or send an email directly to email@example.com.
Call the Circulation desk (925) 631-4229 if you have questions about renewing materials, reserves, overdue items, and Link+.