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Supported Chat Services

Use your favorite chat service to instantly "chat" with a reference librarian at Metropolitan State University. Add us to your buddy list!


Service Screen Name
AOL (AIM)

metrolibrarian

Yahoo! Messenger metrolibrarian
Google Hangouts metrolibrarian@gmail.com

Ask Us Service

If you do not use any of the above chat services, you can still use the Ask Us box on the library home page.


When to Use


Use the IM or Ask Us service to find answers to quick questions like "Does the library have the book Nickel and Dimed?" or more in-depth research questions like "Can you help me find articles on gender and the digital divide?"

Reference librarians can respond to your question in "real time". However, we may be helping other patrons so please be patient if we do not respond immediately. The hours for chat reference are the same as those for in-person and phone reference, and can be found on our location and hours page.



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