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Supported Chat Services

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

Service Screen Name


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

IM us to find answers to quick questions like "Does the library have the book Nickel and Dimed?" 

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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