Getting Started with Academic Research: Getting Help

Welcome to the University Libraries at Virginia Tech! The libraries are a hub of research and learning for Virginia Tech, and we are here to help you! Explore the pages of this guide for guidance on beginning your academic research.

Research and Assignment Assistance

Simple questions

Go to Ask a librarian chat and email service.

Subject specific questions

Contact your library liaison. A librarian is formally assigned to assist the faculty, staff, and students of every academic department.

AREC and Extension offices should contact the Agriculture Librarian (Inga Haugen).

Subject-Specific Help

Subject Guides

Library Chat

Text Us

1-540-986-4614 Text us your question!

Call Us

1-540-231-6340 Newman Library Services Desk
1-540-231-6308 Special Collections
1-540-231-9271 Art & Architecture Library
1-703-538-8340 Northern Virginia Center Library
1-540-231-6610 Veterinary Medicine Library