How to Reach Us

Librarians are available all hours the library is open to assist you with any questions about library research and services you may have.

To reach a USF Librarian by phone please call 815.740.5041 or 800.726.6500 where you will be able to speak with the reference librarian on duty.

To email Brown Library, you can complete the online form or send an email to

Chat reference is available from 8am-4pm through the Meebo chat box available on the library homepage and the "Ask-A-Librarian" page. Please open all links sent via chat in a new tab or window as opening them in the same window will navigate away from the chat pages and break the connection.