Research Help & Info

You can ask a librarian for assistance with:

  • Choosing a topic for your research
  • Identifying sources you will need for your research
  • Finding and accessing sources using the library's databases, catalog, or the Internet
  • Locating items on library shelves
  • Determining whether a source is credible enough for college-level research
  • Citing sources in MLA or APA format
  • Other information-related questions

Connect with us online, by phone, or in person.

Online: 

Ask-A-Librarian  Offers live chat, e-mail and texting to connect you with librarians throughout Florida. Go to www.askalibrarian.org/Valencia to connect to chat or e-mail. Send texts to 407-456-8155.

In Person and Phone Services:

Hours for ALL locations

Downtown Campus The Downtown Campus library is a full-service location. Students will receive in-person assistance from the Valencia College or UCF librarian.  Call the Information Desk at 407-235-3720 for help over the phone.

East Campus  Librarians staff the Information Desk on the library 2nd floor (4-201) during the Fall and Spring semesters.  We will be happy to take appointments if requested, but walk-ins are welcome and encouraged.  Call the Information Desk at 407-582-2456 for help over the phone. 

Lake Nona Campus  Librarians staff the circulation desk in the library during the fall and spring semesters. We will be happy to take appointments if requested, but walk-ins are welcome and encouraged.  Call the library at 407-582-7107 for help over the phone.

Osceola Campus  Our library is open and ready to serve you.  Visit the information desk or call 407-582-4155 for general information or 407-582-4154 for research help. 

Poinciana Campus  The librarian is available in Room 331B when on campus.  Appointments can be requested but walk-ins are welcome and encouraged.  Call the Library at 407-582-6027 for help over the phone. 

West Campus  Librarians staff the Information Desk on the library 2nd floor (6-201). We will be happy to take appointments if requested, but walk-ins are welcome and encouraged.  Call the Information Desk at 407-582-1432 for help over the phone.

The Computer Access Lab on the first floor (6-101) offers computer-related help (Microsoft Office products, courseware, and other software applications). However, if you have computer questions while working on the second floor, a librarian will be happy to assist you.

Winter Park Campus  Librarians are available when the building is open.  We will be happy to take appointments if requested, but walk-ins are welcome and encouraged.  Call the Library at 407-582-6814 for help over the phone.