Ask a Librarian


  • This service is designed to provide answers to short, factual questions, or to refer you to appropriate resources for conducting your research.
  • If you have a more complex question, please consult with a staff member in person.
  • Please provide as much detail as possible when asking your question.
  • If your question is related to a project you have been assigned, please provide any guidelines you have been given.
  • The more background we have for your question, the more we are able to provide useful information.
  • We strive to respond to all email queries within 3 business days. (Please note the library is closed on Sundays and all Virginia observed holidays)


View the Ask a Librarian Form to submit a question.