Ask a Librarian

Chat 24/7

St. Kate's librarians provide online research assistance, Monday - Friday 11:00am-3:00pm. 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.

Drop-in Research Help

You can get research help online through our 24/7 chat as well as in-person through our Research Help Desk, available Mon - Fri 11-3.

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 in-person or online. Evening and weekend appointments are available, too.

Meet with a Librarian Form

Email Us

St. Catherine University Librarians

Call Us

St. Catherine University Library

Circulation Desk: 651.690.8737

Research Desk: 651.690.6652

Calls are monitored Monday through Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm and Friday 9:00am-3:00pm.

Text Us

Text your questions to: 651.304.6535

The line is staffed by reference librarians and is available:

Mon - Thurs, 9 AM - 5 PM
Fri 10 - 3

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.

Purchase Suggestions

Have recommendations for books or media we should have in the library? Let us know by contacting:

Katie Hagen

Resource Management Librarian