Reference librarians are glad to answer your questions. If you are already in the Foothill College Library, you will get the fastest response to your questions by asking a librarian directly for assistance or by calling (650) 949-7608 during the library's open hours.
If you are not able to visit the library, or you do not need immediate assistance, click here to find out who can use the online form, what services are available, when you can expect a reply and for our privacy policy.

Asterisked areas are required. Close browser window when finished.

Requestor Information
Email Address:
Re-enter Email Address:

Type of project?
Select one:
(Required) Speech
  Short essay
  Research paper
  Book review
  Other (explain below):

Ask Your Question
If you're working on a paper or a speech, what is the length of the project?
Do you need a specific type of information source? (e.g. articles from peer-reviewed journals)

(Required) A brief factual answer to your question
  Some ideas for sources to consult for exploration
  Guidance on beginning research

Source(s) you have already consulted
(include date if applicable):

What is your deadline?

Foothill Library Links

Library Home
Databases by Subject
Print & Online Journals A-to-Z
Ask a Librarian Online
Library Hours

Fall, Winter, Spring Hours
Mon. – Thur. 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Sat. & Sun.
Summer Hours
Mon. – Thur. 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m
Closed Fri., Sat. & Sun.
Telephone Numbers

Circulation & Reserve: (650) 949-7611
Reference Questions: (650) 949-7608
Media Center: (650) 949-7445
LRC Division Office: (650) 949-7250