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Ask a Librarian Services

Why Use Ask a Librarian Services?

Get research help when you need it! Get 24/7 Live help with: 

  • Starting your research

  • Searching smarter and faster

  • Finding scholarly articles, books, and media

  • Citing sources

  • And more!

Get Research Help:

In Person: 

Go to the Paradise Valley Community College Library (The Buxton Library) to the Ask a Librarian information / reference desk during normal library hours.

By Telephone:

Call 602-787-7215 during library hours.Please note that there may be some delay if we are assisting others at the desk.

By E-Mail:

Contact a librarian by e-mail and we will respond within 24-48 hours (24 to 72 hours during the summer session) excluding weekends and holidays. Please note that e-mail and other reference services are not available during semester breaks and holiday periods.

Get Immediate Help with Ask a Librarian 24/7 !

Research Consultations with a Librarian

If you would like to make an appointment to meet with a librarian for an in-depth research consultation, use the scheduling link, call the Ask a Librarian desk at 602-787-2215,​ OR email your fav librarian.


John Chavez 

Li Kang


Samantha Lange



Database Access Issues?

Database Access Problems

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  • Call 602-787-7200 during normal working hours if having problems

  • Send email to and we will respond between 24-48 hrs.