Librarians and library interns are available to provide answers to reference questions and to assist with research Monday-Friday 10am to 5pm.
Email us your subject-specific or general questions, and we'll make sure they are answered by the appropriate subject specialist. Turn around time is usually within 24 hours.
Chat: Biotech Commons staff respond to chat questions 10am-5pm Monday-Friday (10am-4pm during Summer months). Additional Penn Libraries staff are available via chat at other times. Use the chat box on the left of this page.
Request a consultation
Reference Librarians are available to meet individually with Penn students, faculty, and staff to provide research assistance.
Reference librarians are also available for customized sessions, designed for the needs of your class.
Attend a workshop or read a tutorial
The Penn Libraries offer hands-on workshops on Health & Life Science resources. For workshop descriptions and to register, visit guides.library.upenn.edu/workshops