Research & Instructional Services are available at the Library Services Desk on the 5th floor of the library. Scroll down for all the ways to contact us!

You can use our question form below 24/7 to submit questions when chat is not available. Responses will be sent when we reopen.

Summer Semester Chat Service Hours (May 28, 2024 - August 2, 2024):
Last minute changes to a specific day's hours will be updated on the Library home page .

  • Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • *Friday - Sunday: Library Closed, no chat services
    • The library will be open--with chat services available 10:00 am - 4:00 pm--on these *Fridays over the summer:
      May 31, June 21, July 5.

August 3 -  August 19: Library Closed for Summer Intersessionno chat services

EMAIL US through the "Question Form" below"
EMAIL US through the "Question Form" below"
PHONE : 212-217-4400
PHONE : 212-217-4400 more info
TEXT US : 646-759-9553

TEXT US : 646-759-9553

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  • This service is for currently registered FIT students only.
  • Current FIT undergraduate students can log into this platform (STARFISH) using their regular FIT user name/password to find an available librarian and/or a specific timeslot. Meetings will be conducted by video conference or in-person; please check the librarian's profile and specify your preferences when you submit a request. If you have trouble with the link, please look for Starfish in MyFIT, or email
  • Graduate students, faculty, and staff : Please email or contact the Library Liaison (click for list)  assigned to your department. The [Starfish] links above are not accessible by FIT graduate students or employees.


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During weekday daytime hours, most questions are answered within 2 hours, but please allow up to 24 hours for a response. You can use our chat service for more immediate answers. Responses will be delayed when the library is closed for holidays, breaks, or emergencies.
Summer Session Hours in effect (May 28, 2024 - August 2, 2024):
  • Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • *Friday - Sunday: Library Closed
    *(Open these Fridays 10:00 am - 4:00 pm: May 31, June 21, July 5.) 

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