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Library Services for Online Students: Get Help

This guide provides online students with recommended resources for library research and services.

Research Help

Live Chat (available during Luria Library open hours):

Phone: 805-730-4444


Zoom: make an appointment

In Person: stop by the Library on the West Campus during open hours

Contact a Librarian

Need help? Contact your friendly librarians:

  • Use the live chat to reach a librarian right away during any of the library's open hours. Please see the Library Hours page for up-to-date hours for the current semester.
  • Email us at and we'll get back to you by email.
  • Ask us a question in-person at the library's Reference Desk during open hours.

We look forward to hearing from you! 

More SBCC Services for Online Students

Please see SBCC's Distance Education Support page for technology questions, admissions and registration questions, academic support services, and resources for students with disabilities: