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Library help is just an email, chat, text, or phone call away.

Chat 24/7

St. Kate's librarians provide online research assistance, Monday - Thursday, 10 - 4 pm and Friday 10 - 3 pm. When a St. Kate's librarian is not available, click the 24/7 chat link and get help from a librarian at another university..

You can also email us at and we will respond to your question within 24 hours, Monday - Friday.

St. Catherine University Library

You can find help either at the Research Help Desk or in librarian offices. Note that hours may vary during breaks and holidays.

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Make an Appointment with a Librarian

Want to talk to a subject librarian in a specific field about your research? Fill out this form if you have a day in the future when you'd want to consult with a librarian and we can meet over Google Hangouts or via phone.

Your Subject Librarian Can Help

If you need research help in a certain subject area, or if you're a professor and you need a librarian to speak to your class, you need to find and contact your subject librarian.

St. Catherine University Librarians

St. Catherine University Library

Research Desk: 651.690.6652
Voicemail will be checked at the beginning and end of each business day. For a more prompt response, please email if possible.

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Circulation Desk: 651.690.8737

Text Us

Text your questions to: 651.304.6535

About Texting

The line is staffed by reference librarians and is available:

Mon - Thurs, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Fri 11-4

Any messages sent outside those hours will be answered the next day.

Note that hours may vary during breaks and holidays

Normal texting fees apply, depending on your phone/contract.

Tell Us How We're Doing

If you have a comment, complain, or kudos to give us, let us know. You can tell us your name or submit your feedback anonymously.

Suggest Items

Have recommendations for books or media we should have in the library? Let us know by contacting your subject librarian.

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