Reference Services

MVCC Librarians can be contacted through a variety of platforms.  Choose the platform which best fits the depth and urgency of your reference question(s). 

In person at the Reference desk:  A Librarian is always present or on-call at the Reference desk to provide research assistance during open hours.  To schedule an appointment with a staff member, please refer to our Staff Directory for contact information. 

Telephone:  Utica:  315.792.5561  |  Rome:  315.334.7728

Email:  Library@mvcc.edu
A librarian will usually respond within twenty-four hours to email inquiries. 

MVCC Libraries Online Chat:  Available during open hours

Ask Us 24/7:  A virtual reference service available 24/7 and provided through the WNYLRC consortium.  This service is staffed by professional librarians including, but not limited to, MVCC Librarians.  If you'd like to chat with MVCC Libraries directly, please use the MVCC Libraries Online Chat during open hours.