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Research Assistance

Need assistance with a research paper or a speech? Looking for a hard to find Book?

Get help from Harper librarians! Visit us in F Building (Floors 2 and 3), call us at 847-925-6769, or chat with a librarian 24/7 or sent us an email

If you are having trouble with the research component of a speech or paper, the Library offers research appointments. Research appointments are an opportunity to work one-on-one with a librarian. Librarians can help you to find the most appropriate resources for your project and to navigate various databases and information sources.  Reference appointments are available;

  • Monday – Thursday 9:00 AM- 9:30 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM Saturday
  • Sunday 1:30 AM - 4:30 AM

Click on the link below to schedule an appointment. Please provide as much detail as possible to help the librarian prepare for your appointment.  Appointments scheduled Monday -Thursday 9:30 -4:30 will be conducted at “The Other Desk” on the third floor all other appointment will be at “The Desk” on the second floor of the Library.