COVID-19 Information & Fall Plans

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Need research assistance? Use our online chat (at the bottom of the page) or submit a question below.


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Schedule a one-on-one session with a librarian for specialized help with your research assignment.


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Research Guides

Research guides are arranged by course subject or topic. These guides give information about finding articles, locating books, citing sources, research paper topic ideas, and more.


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Reference and Research Help

Librarians are available to help with research for course assignments, including: using online databases to find articles, searching and locating eBooks, evaluating and citing sources, and more while the college and libraries' physical locations are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Assistance is available via chat, email, phone, and by appointment.

Reference Hours - Summer 2020 Sessions

Librarians are available for online chat:

Monday to Thursday  9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday    11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hours may differ from those listed above on holidays.

You can also request a Virtual Book a Librarian to chat on a day and time convenient to your schedule.

Don't need to chat in real-time or the chat is offline?

  • email us at askthelibrarian@northampton.edu
  • call us at 610-861-5359 to leave a message. we are checking voice mail regularly and will return your call as soon as we are able to.

Citing Sources
How to quote and cite sources using MLA and APA formats.

Video Tutorials
You'll find a number of video tutorials here to help with your research.

Plagiarism
Information on how to avoid plagiarism.

Copyright
Links to resources about copyright.

Library Instruction