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send us a text messageText a brief question to 314-219-1462.

Send questions to Library staff through text messages, rather than using a web browser for the regular chat service.

Who can use this service?
It is available to all WUSTL students, faculty and staff.

What kinds of questions should I ask through text?
Simple, quick questions.

What kind of response will I get?
Answers will be simple and quick. When the Olin Library Reference Help Desk is open, you'll get an answer promptly.

Texting the Library staff is private and secure.
Your wireless number is kept confidential. Standard wireless provider text rates apply. 

Need a more detailed answer?
Call us, at (314) 935-5410.
Email us or contact your subject librarian.