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Research Help

Get help from Library staff about your project or finding an item


Spring 2022 Library Hours

  • Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
  • Friday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Special Collection Hours

  • Tuesday & Wednesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Research Help Desk Hours

Ask a Librarian

Searching for articles, books or other resources? Ask a Librarian! 

If you have a question, need help finding a book, journal article or searching a database, we can help you with your research. 

Research Help Desk

Librarians staff the Research Help Desk Monday - Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Email Us

Email replies are usually sent within 24 hours, except holidays and weekends. You can use this option to set up Zoom, Google Hangouts or other video conferencing.

Call Us

Due to the building closure, all calls go to voicemail which are then sent via email to librarians who will respond.

First Floor Research Help Desk (707) 826-3418 

Special Collections (707) 826-3419

Find a Librarian

Contact a specific subject specialist librarian to make an appointment for in-depth assistance on your project or assignment. 

Online Guides

Research Guides

Our guides help you with your research by subject and other topics to offer specific tips and guidance.

Databases By Discipline

View a list of recommended databases for each program and department at Cal Poly Humboldt.

Online SkillShops

These short (1-1.5 hour) online tutorials walk you through various topics, including Research Basics, APA & MLA Citations, Zotero citation management, Creating Academic Posters, Video Storytelling and much more. 

COVID Continuity Updates

Stay up-to-date on any issues related to campus changes due to COVID-19 preparedness, including access to textbooks, physical checkouts, library re-open dates and more.