Northwest NEWS

February 26, 2001


Ask a Librarian

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   Students who have homework questions and don't know where to start looking for answers can find assistance from the King County Library's System's newest reference service, Ask a Librarian Live. This service is designed to help students tackle the sometimes daunting task of beginning a research assignment or finding the answer to a difficult question.
   Whether they are at home, at a friend's or at the library, students can ask a librarian for homework help by logging on to Ask a Librarian Live on the KCLS Web site at In "live talk" format, students type their questions and a reference librarian directs them to accurate sources containing the information they need. The students must research these sources to find the answers. Ask a Librarian Live operates Monday through Thursday, 5-8 p.m. Everything you need is at hand through the KCLS Web site, Log on for Ask a Librarian Live and all information needs.