AskAway chat reference service now open!

AskAwaybannerGot a question?  AskAway!

AskAway is a library and research chat service that makes it easier to find the information you are looking for. Go to, click on Chat Now and choose Okanagan College from the list of libraries, or visit the Library home page. From there, you can access full screen or embedded chat. Library reference staff will help you find and use online library resources, suggest research strategies, help with citations, and answer questions about the Library. You can use AskAway on-campus, at home, or anywhere with Internet access.

AskAway is available from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. To learn more about AskAway, click here.

Comments from past AskAway users:

“This is a fantastic service, and so innovative! really, really great, thanks!”

“I am very grateful to this tool, it is very convenient and easy to use, and they are extremely friendly…Thank you very much!”

“I think that this is a fantastic service and I really appreciate being able to access help (even from home), so thank you!”

“Great experience! Full of resources and helpful hints. LIFESAVER”

AskAway is a chat service provided by post-secondary libraries across British Columbia and Yukon in collaboration with British Columbia Electronic Library Network and BCcampus. It provides reference and other library assistance to learners, educators, and researchers in BC and Yukon.

For more information, please contact the Library.


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