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Clip art of one person helping another  Virtual Reference Desk - By appointment

Do you want one-on-one assistance with one of the SCC librarians but can't make it in person? You can request a time to meet with a librarian that works with your schedule!  Simply fill out our Virtual Reference Appointment Request form and one of the librarians will reach out to schedule a virtual session using Zoom or Google Meet.

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If you need immediate assistance, regardless of the time of day, you can always use our Ask a Librarian chat service.  Just enter your question into any of the green Ask a Librarian chat boxes you see on our website!

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For those that prefer old-school communication methods, you can also send us an email at

Or, you can call us at 480-423-6651 during our regular business hours.

Clip art of elipses Guides

The library also has several guides that you may find helpful.

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Have a quick question about the library?  You may be able to find the answer in our list of FAQs.
  • How-to GuidesFind resources to help you with everything from getting started with research, citations, evaluating sources, and more.
  • Subject Guides: These guides will get you started researching a particular subject, such as careers, genocide, and statistics.
  • Class Guides: Several guides have been created to help with specific class research assignments.