Ask the Library



By Live Chat

Ask the Library provides research support in the form of advice or assistance. When library staff are available to accept your questions, the icon will read "Click here for live chat".

Winter 2017 Chat Hours

Chat will be available from January 9th to April 28th.

  • Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m
  • Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
  • Chat will be unavailable when the Library is closed or on holidays.

If the chat service is not available you can still leave a message/email with Ask. Messages left with chat via email will be answered Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Note: Hours subject to change.

In Person

In Person at Your Campus Library

All campus libraries offer one on one research and reference consultation at their main desks. Library staff will be happy to offer assistance. It is often helpful to have a copy of your assignment or research notes with you to show the Reference staff. Find your campus library location and hours here

By Telephone

By Telephone

All campus libraries are able to offer brief search consultation via the telephone during business hours. At times we may not be able to answer your call immediately, but if you leave a message we will reply within 24 hours during the business work week. Find your campus library location and hours here.

By Email

By Email

askthelibrary1@algonquincollege.com

You may write us with your research question or reference query. Emails are answered within 24hours during the business work week.