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Text questions directly to the Library's Information and Research Assistance Desk (IRAD) from your cell phone!

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If you call the number, you will be redirected to the IRAD’s telephone (403.329.2263).


You can text the Library any time. If you text us after hours, you are automatically sent a reply that the IRAD is closed and the message will be viewed the next business day.

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What kinds of questions can I text?

We can help you find a call number, a location in the library, or answer other brief inquiries. If you have a complex question you might want to use an alternative method of contacting the Library, including email, instant messaging, telephone, or in person.