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Email HVCC librarians your questions and comments. We will respond within 24 hours, Monday through Friday.


Make a Research Appt

Make a research appointment for one-on-one assistance from an HVCC librarian. Appointments require 24-hour advance notice. Read the Frequently Asked Questions page for more details about this service.

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Service Desk  518-629-7336

Speak with a Library Staff Member: +1 518 629-7336

Reference Desk 518-629-7337

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visit the Marvin Library in person

Librarians assist on a walk-in basis
at the Reference Desk
in the Writing and Research Center
located on the second floor of the
Marvin Library Learning Commons.