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Starting Your Research: Research Help Desk

A basic research guide to taking you through the library research process.





Live Chat Hours:

Spring & Fall Semesters

  • Mon-Thu, 10 am to 7 pm
  • Fri, 10 am - 5 pm

Between Semesters & Summer Terms

  • Mon-Thu, 10 am - 5 pm

Note: Chat service is intended primarily for the students, faculty, and staff of NJIT. 

Visit the Research Help Desk in person if you have questions about how to find information or to start your research.


  • Van Houten Library - CAB
  • Littman Library - Weston Hall, 4th floor
Research Help Desk Hours


Spring & Fall Semesters 

  • Mon-Thu, 10 am - 7 pm
  • Fri, 10 am - 5 pm

Between Semesters & Summer Terms

  • Mon-Thu, 10 am - 5 pm

Email us if you are not finding answers to your questions.

Consultation with a Librarian

Knowledgebase FAQs

Access Services

Email Access Services Team for questions related to borrowing, interlibrary loan, document delivery, group study rooms, and more.

We're here to help. Give us a call if you are not finding answers to your questions.

Research Help Desk

Text the Research Help Desk 

Circulation Desk

Interlibrary Loan Office

Littman Library

Contact Information for the NJIT Library

In addition to research support, you can contact the library for a wide variety of services and supports. See our About Us page to contact the different departments in the library.

Citing Services


Classroom Instruction

Invite a subject liaison librarian to collaborate on an instruction session suited to the needs of your research assignment.


Workshops are available upon request.

  • Basic research in your discipline (30 minutes)
  • Citation management (30 minutes)
  • Database searching (15 minutes)

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