AskON - Online Research Help


AskON Chat
Text us: (807) 788-2233


Hours of Service

Fall & Winter Hours

Mon - Thu: 9am - 9pm EST

Fri: 9am - 5pm EST

Sat - Sun: 12pm – 5pm EST

Closed: Statutory Holidays


Summer Hours

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

Closed: Statutory Holidays

What is askON?

A live, chat-based information and research service offered by the Ontario College Library Service.

How does it work?

This chat service delivers immediate, interactive, and knowledgeable research help to Ontario students. Get help with research for term papers, assignments and other academic projects. Library staff are available to chat in real-time and help you:

  • formulate research topics
  • find library and online resources on your topic
  • select and access appropriate resources
  • evaluate information resources

We need your feedback

At the end of each chat session you will be requested to fill in a short survey. Please provide us with your feedback so that we can enhance, expand and improve this service!

If you have any questions, or comments about this service, please contact us