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FAU Libraries Reference Department

Building LY 3, 1st Floor East
Boca Raton Campus

Reference Office Phone:
(561) 297-3785

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Ask A Librarian

The Reference Department provides help with using the library by chat, text, email, and phone in addition to in-person service at the Reference Office!

FAU Libraries have joined the statewide Ask A Librarian network, which nearly doubles the number of hours that live, online help is available to you.

Before getting in touch, see our frequently asked questions.

10 AM - 12 AM

Fri - Sat:
10 AM - 5 PM

Get help with your research and library-related questions.

FAU librarians will be available from 1 PM  - 5 PM from Monday through Friday.  For all other times, librarians from around the state will be available for chat.

10 AM - 12 AM

Fri - Sat:
10 AM - 5 PM


Send your text to (561) 767-8867.

Example:  Text to (561) 767-8867:
     How late are you open on Saturday?

  Anytime! E-MAIL

E-mail your questions! Responses may be sent within the next business day or 48 hours.

Available during open building hours PHONE

Contact the library at (561) 297-3785 for assistance.


Available during open building hours


Visit the Reference Office or any library service desk for questions and answers.


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