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For Current Macalester students, faculty, and Staff

Please use this form to send us a research inquiry, or an online resource access issue. We guarantee a response to all email messages with an address. We also extend this email service to others affiliated with Macalester College, ACTC institutions, and persons with questions that pertain specifically to Macalester College.

  • Please include details about your question.
  • During the academic year, you should receive an email reply within 24 hours.
  • During weekends, breaks, and holidays the response may take longer.

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  • I Am Not Affiliated With Macalester But I Have A Specific Question About The College


Need In-Depth Research Help?

For in-depth research help please visit the Service Desk in the Library or set up an individual Reference Consultation with a Librarian.

Need to report an access issue with our online resources?

Please include in your email information about the resource you tried to access, date & time you tried to access it, type of computer, type of browser, information about the specific problem including messages you received when trying to access the resource.