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Get quick answers to your questions with our new librarian chat service!


Come to the Reference Desk

Visit the second-floor desk during open hours to get help from specialists in all disciplines.


Call or Text Us

Call us at 516.877.3574 – Swirbul Library (Garden City Campus), or click here for other centers. You can also text us at 516.272.4889.


Email the Reference Desk

Email us at or find a specific subject librarian.


Make an appointment with a subject specialist

Choose your subject from the drop-down menu below to email a specific librarian directly.

Subject Specialists
The library has subject specialists that can help with your research.
Click here to learn more.
Collaboration Studios
Students can reserve a space for group study and collaboration.
Reserve a studio space
Library Floor Maps
You can use our library maps to locate your book within the building.
View the maps