MSJC Libraries: Help

Ask a Librarian in Person

There is a librarian on duty at the Reference Desk (on both campuses) most hours that the library is open.

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday:8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

Phone a Librarian

Call the reference desk for research assistance during library hours: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Monday - Thursday and 8:00 am - 12:00 pm on Friday.

  • Menifee Campus Reference          951 639-5450
  • San Jacinto Reference                   951 487-3452

E-mail a Librarian

E-mail us your reference questions at A response will usually be sent by email within 48 hours. Questions received during evening (after 8:00 pm), weekend or holiday hours will be handled on the next business day. 

Ask a Librarian 24/7

Live help from librarians across the country 24 hours a day, seven days a week! Try this when you need immediate research help and none of the MSJC librarians are available. We'll follow up if you need more help.

Example questions: It’s 3 am, and my topic has changed—how should I search for the new one? How do I find this book in the library’s catalog? Since these are not MSJC librarians, they will not be able to let you know when your books are due or how to pay your library fines. 

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