Research Help Desk

We're online! Use the chat box above to speak to a CapU Librarian. 


Monday 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Friday 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Askaway - available evenings and weekends. When the Research Help Desk is closed, you can chat with an AskAway librarian. They can answer all the same kinds of questions a CapU Librarian can.

You can also email us at Someone will try to answer your question within 24 hours on weekdays and by Monday on weekends.

Do you know who your librarian is? Check the list.

Email your librarian directly for help.

A Librarian can help you with your research by giving advice on:

  • The best places to find articles, books and other resources
  • How to use the available tools, including databases and the library catalogue
  • Where to find information on citing your sources
  • How to plan your research strategy