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Online Reference Service

For Oakton Students and Personnel


The AskLibrary Online Reference service for Oakton students and personnel can provide brief answers to questions and/or give suggestions about sources which might help to answer your questions. 

During Oakton Library open hours, Oakton Students and personnel may also get help with research by: 

  • use our email form
  • use our chat service
  • text us: 847.906.2746
  • call us:  847.635.1644 (Des Plaines Campus Reference Desk) or 847.635.1474 (Skokie Campus Reference Desk)

Oakton Library faculty also maintain an outstanding collection of Research Guides to help you with your research.

Special Closing

May 30, Memorial Day

Interim Hours

May 22 - June 5
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours

Starting June 6
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: Closed