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Research Questions?

Email: Response within 24 hours.

Chat: Open 24/7 to answer your questions. Because this is a cooperative service, you may be chatting with a librarian from another academic library. UCSF librarians will follow-up with additional information if needed.

In Person:

  • Reference services are available for complex research questions. Ask at the Service Desk.
  • For more in-depth research questions, make an appointment with a librarian. (UCSF only)

Phone: Call (415) 476-2336 to reach us during Service Desk hours.

Research Consultations: Need in-depth assistance? Arrange a consultation with a librarian. (UCSF only)

Technology Questions?

Help with off-campus access, wifi, printing, or other library technology. See the Computing page or contact Computing Staff by email or phone (415) 476-4309.

General Questions?

Your borrowing account or requested items. Hours, locations, and services.

  • Parnassus: (415) 476-2336
  • Mission Bay: (415) 514-4060
  • Email