IM Services

You can chat with a librarian from the chat box below when a librarian is available:

If no librarian is available online, email us your question.

Instant messaging (IM) lets you communicate with librarians, who can help with your research and reference needs. It is meant for students, staff, and faculty of the University of Notre Dame.

How to IM

If you use IM clients from AOL, Yahoo, MSN, or Google, you can add us to your contact list. Use the following screen name:

This status icon tells you whether askalibrarian is online

If you are using MSN Messenger, add at the end of our screen name (example,