Thursday, October 25, 2007

Ask a Librarian - New Instant Chat

Reference librarians are now available to answer questions during regular library hours via chat reference. In one click, no registration or download required, you can start typing in the chat window to talk with a reference librarian. Try it out! Instant message your question — just type your question in the box to the right and wait for the librarian to respond!Meebo connects you with your instant messaging buddies, and librarian, from absolutely anywhere for free. Whether you’re at home, on campus, at work, or traveling foreign lands, hop over to, or just access the chat box on the library website. Immediately get answers to your research questions: no downloads or installations required!

The Gary Library chat reference service is for the use of UI&U learners, faculty, and staff and for those who have questions about our collections and services. If you wish to leave us a message when we are unavailable, please contact us by e-mail at

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