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APSU university community members may schedule a consultation with a librarian to obtain assistance with your in-depth research or thesis topic.

Ask A Librarian Service

Ask A Librarian

* 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, or online chat. 


WARNING:  You are submitting questions on an open system.  Transactions may not be private.

In Person

In personFor Research Assistance Desk (RAD) assistance, please call, chat or email and someone will assist you. You may also ask for assistance at the Access Services Desk.

                       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.                                          
               Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


The Research Assistance Desk (RAD) at the Austin Peay Center @ Fort Campbell is located in Room 210 (931-221-1490).   

Fall I & II, Spring I & II, Summer III:

Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 5:30 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.

Name: Email Address:
Affiliation with APSU: Student
RODP Student
Topic or Subject:
Question (be as specific as possible):
Add any of the following information, if appropriate:
  • Where have you already looked?
  • APSU course and professor
  • What is the assignment?


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.