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Reference Librarians

Personalized Research Help:

1) Use Library Chat to ask questions from anywhere. It's staffed by UP librarians and student assistants when the Clark Library is open. When we aren't available, Answerland librarians are on chat and ready to take your questions.

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2) Drop by the Research Desk on the main floor, which is staffed most hours that the library is open. You can also call the desk: 503.943.7788 (toll-free 1.800.841.8261 x7788) 

3) Make an appointment with a librarian to get in-depth help with an assignment or topic, to learn advanced skills, or to identify sources in specific subject areas. A one-on-one consultation can be a real time saver and increase your research efficiency. 

4) Email your question to We try to respond within 24 hours or less.

5) Explore online help resources:

Library Contact Information:

Staff Directory

Phone: 503.943.7111 or 1.800.841.8261 x7111

Mailing Address
Clark Library
5000 North Willamette Blvd.
Portland, OR 97203-5798