Ask A Librarian

Librarians at College of San Mateo are here to answer your questions about doing research, obtaining sources for your classes and assignments, and about using library materials, services or technology! A librarian is available whenever the library is open (see Library hours).

DROP-IN

You can stop by the CSM Library's reference desk to ask any questions you may have - no appointment necessary.

INSTANT MESSAGE (IM) / CHAT

Use the chat window embedded on this page to get in touch with a librarian.

PHONE

Dial 650-574-6232 to reach a librarian by phone.

TEXT / SMS

Text 650-276-0632 to message a librarian. Standard messaging rates apply.

EMAIL

Email a Librarian

Email your questions to a Librarian. Please allow 48 hours for a response Monday through Thursday, and longer on Friday, weekends, and holidays.