Ask a Librarian

Our librarians are here to assist students and faculty with research needs. 

Librarians can help you:

  • Select or refine a topic for your class assignment
  • Determine which research database will work best for your needs
  • Develop an effective search strategy
  • Identify and locate scholarly and peer-reviewed articles
  • Evaluate the information you have gathered
  • Correctly cite the sources you use and avoid plagiarism

How to contact a librarian for help:


Come to the O'Malley Library. Reference librarians are available during the following hours:

  • Monday -Thursday: 11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Fridays: 11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sundays: 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.

By phone

Call us at (718) 862-7743 and ask for reference.


Ask your question using the Ask a Librarian web form.