Clemson University Libraries

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Reference Hours
  8:00 am - 9:00 pm  
  noon - 5:00 pm
  8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
  1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hours vary during holidays, intersessions, and summer. See Reference Hours for exceptions.


Visit us in Person!
Come to the Research Services Desk on the 4th floor of Cooper Library during Reference hours.

Contact a Subject Librarian!
Consult subject librarians for in-depth questions or for assistance with research.


Text us! We'll text you back as soon as possible during Reference hours.

(864) 762-4884


Phone us! We're available to talk with you during Reference hours.

(864) 656-3024 or toll free 1-877-886-2389


Email a librarian (

We'll usually reply within 24 hours. Most replies are sent Monday through Friday during regular business hours, so there may be delays in responding to questions received over weekends (Fri. 5:00 pm - Mon. 8:00 am) and holidays.


Chat with us! Use the green "Ask Us" tab on the right side of this page to chat your questions during Reference hours.

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Schedule a class or tour the building.

Use this page to sign up for a library class, schedule a research consultation, or arrange a tour of the library.

The Ask a Librarian service is for students, faculty, staff, and other affiliates of Clemson University. If you are not affiliated with Clemson, we can only answer questions about services and collections unique to the university. Other inquiries may be referred to more appropriate libraries or sources of information.

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