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APSU undergraduate and graduate students may schedule a consultation with a Librarian to obtain assistance with your in-depth research or thesis topic.
Ask A Librarian Service
This service is primarily for APSU Students, Faculty, and Staff. For all others, we are happy to answer any questions concerning Austin Peay State University or a unique resource of the Library.
You may Ask A Librarian a question in person at the Research Assistance Desk (RAD), by telephone, email, text, online chat, or Instant Messenger service.
WARNING: You are submitting questions on an open system. Transactions may not be private.
The Research Assistance Desk (RAD) is located in the Library on the 2nd floor near Starbucks.
Fall & Spring Semesters: Summer Sessions:
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please allow up to 2 business days for a reply (most questions are answered within 12 hours).
Note: If the University is closed due to inclement weather or a holiday, the service will be delayed accordingly.
Need extensive, individualized assistance on a major research project? Sign up for a one-on-one appointment with a librarian by submitting the online form below.