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  • In person or by phone. For personalized assistance with research or class assignments, visit or phone the Reference Desk. The phone number is 413-552-2424
  • Text us a question at 413-282-8552
    We respond to text messages at least once a day when the library is open. Although you can ask any question, the service works best for simple, quick questions. If you have a more in depth question or need a more immediate response, please call us at 413-552-2424 or just stop by. 
  • HCC students can request a 30-45 minute individual research consultation. Schedule an appointment by contacting the Reference Desk.
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 The main library phone number is 413.552.2372. To contact specific library staff members, consult the Library Staff Directory.


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