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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:

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

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

Visit us at 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
Research Help Desk Hours


Spring & Fall Semesters 

  • Monday to Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm
  • Friday, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, Closed

Between Semesters & Summer Terms

  • Monday to Friday, 10 am - 5 pm

Email us if you have questions about how to find information or to start your research.

Consultation with a Librarian

Access Services

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

Call us at

Text us at 

Call the Circulation Desk

Call Interlibrary Loan Office

Call the 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 Sources


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)

New Jersey Institute of Technology 
University Heights, Newark, New Jersey 07102-1982
(973) 596-3206
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