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Ask a Librarian

  • The Frederick Douglass Library offers several different ways to contact a librarian for assistance with your research needs. 

    In Person

    • Librarians are available at the Reference Desk to assist you with your research needs.  The Reference Desk is staffed all times the library is open.
    • The Reference Desk is located on the first floor, next to the Research Lab.
    • During the Fall and Spring Semesters, there are two librarians available to assist you Sunday from 3:00 pm to midnight and Monday through Thursday from 5:00 pm to midnight.


    • You can reach a librarian at the Reference Desk any time the library is open.
    • The telephone number is 410-651-7937.
    • From on-campus you can just dial the extension of 7937.


    •  You can e-mail your question to the Reference Desk.  E-mails will be answered within 24 hours.
    •  Click Here to fill out the e-mail form.

    Live chat

    • Use google hangouts to chat with one of the Frederick Douglass Library's Librarians
    • Click on this link
    • Click the message option and sign in (if you are not signed in already)
    • Click the new conversation option and search for the Contact
    • Librarians are available 8:00am-5:00pm M-F