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By Email

Please send your questions to You will receive a response the same day or by the following business day.

By Phone, Text, Chat, or In Person

Research & Instructional Services (RIS) Librarians are available from 8:30 a.m. - 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Fridays, and 1:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Sundays. You can reach a RIS Librarian by:

  • Phone: call (860) 679-3808
  • Text: send a text to (860) 372-1035
  • Chat: use the adjacent chat window
  • In Person: ask for assistance at the service desk


For an in-person consultation with a librarian, call (860) 679-3808 or email This service is for UConn Health faculty, staff, and students only.

Consumer Health Questions

Connecticut residents with personal medical questions may contact HEALTHNET, the Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network at (860) 679-4047. In person consultations with the HEALTHNET librarian are also available.


If you have comments or suggestions, please contact the RIS Department at (860) 679-3808 or