Research Help

Research Help:  Ask the Library

Access live chat or use the "Question Form" and we will get back to you.

One-on-One Research Help

Schedule a one-on-one virtual or in-person consultation with a librarian;  login required through Starfish (for FIT undergraduate students).

Graduate students, faculty, and staff : Please email [email protected] or contact the Library Liaison (click for list) assigned to your department.


Borrowing Materials

Hold and Pickup Request

Log into OneSearch and search for item (choose "physical materials" search); if "place a hold" and pickup is available for that item, follow the instructions given.


Borrowing from Other Libraries via Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Use OneSearch (make sure to log in with your FIT account) to request books and DVDs.

For article requests, log onto ILLiad

For more information visit our ILL FAQ page or contact us at [email protected].


For Faculty

Instruction Request form (for FIT Faculty)

Request customized library instructional content-- a live instructional session, video tutorial or other asynchronous content--for your course.

Self-Led Forecast or Periodicals Class Visit form

Request a self-led class visit to the 4th floor Forecast area or the Periodicals room

Course Reserve form (for FIT Faculty)

Request putting a Library book/DVD etc (or your own personal copy) on course reserve.

Purchase Request form

Suggest a book, periodical title, a/v nonprint material, etc. for the Library to consider for purchase.