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

Phone, Chat, or In Person

Research & Instructional Services Librarians (RIS) are available from 9:00 am – 3:00 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
  • Chat: use the adjacent chat window
  • In Person: ask for assistance at the Information Desk


For an in-person consultation with a librarian, email an RIS librarian at 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 at In-person consultations are also available.