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By Email

Send an email to a Research and Instructional Services (RIS) Librarian. You will receive a response the same day or by the following business day.


By Phone, Text, Chat, or In Person

Research & Instructional Services Librarians (RIS) are available from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. You can reach an RIS Librarian by:

  • Phone: call (860) 679-3808 and an Information Desk assistant will connect you with an RIS Librarian
  • Text: send a text to (860) 372-1035
  • Chat: use the chat window above
  • In Person: ask for assistance at the Information Desk



For an in-person consultation with a librarian, email a RIS librarian or call (860) 679-3808. This service is for UConn Health faculty, staff, and students only.


Patient & Family Health Information 

Connecticut residents with personal health and wellness questions may contact the Patient and Family Health Information Service at (860) 679-4055 or via email. In-person consultations are also available.