•   Ask Here PA
    Ask Here PA

    Ask Here PA SPRINGS into Action

    Ask Here PA is a live chat reference service that allows questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

    Students can go online and have a conversation with a librarian. Within minutes, questions can be researched and a real answer from a trustworthy source can be sent directly to the students computer.

    Use Ask Here PA anytime at: http://www.AskHerePA.org/.

    What can Ask Here PA do for you?

    Whether you're a middle school student needing ideas for your science fair project, a college student needing help with a research paper or anyone looking for suggestions for a good book to read, Ask Here PA is here to help you find what you are looking for. Although Ask Here PA librarians cannot provide tutoring assistance, they can provide authoritative, helpful information to get you heading in the right direction for homework assignments and research projects.

    But you don't have to be a student to use Ask Here PA! The librarians staffing our service are also able to help with any information you might be looking for, whether it be for work, home, or just to answer your curiosity.

    What types of questions does Ask Here PA answer?

    Ask Here PA librarians can help students with research on the Internet, searching the library catalog, and using online databases such as OmniFile Mega or Contemporary Authors.

    For example:

    Who was Andrew Wyeth?

    What did Europeans eat in the middle ages?

    Do video games make people violent?

    Why is it that lizards are smaller than dinosaurs were?

    Ask Here PA librarians can also help students find answers to factual questions, such as:

    I need a map of the country Croatia.

    What is the population of Erie, PA?

    How long is the Monongahela River?