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HIST: History: Getting Help

Help is Available

If you need help finding sources for your topic, the NCC librarians can assist you. You can visit us in person at the research help desks in the libraries or you can contact us online. Use our Ask the Librarian chat, email us your questions, or call to leave a message. A librarian will respond to you as soon as possible. 

You can also schedule a Book a Librarian appointment to meet on a day and time convenient to your schedule.

Meet with a Librarian

Click here to request your appointment!

Send an Email

You can contact a librarian by e-mail by sending your question to:

askthelibrarian@northampton.edu

We can give you more detailed help if you attach a copy of your assignment to your message. Be sure to let us know the best e-mail address to reach you at, so we can send documents and sources to you if needed.

Call the Librarians

If you’d like to speak to a librarian by phone, call:

(610) 861-5359 

If you need to leave a message, be sure to include your name, phone number, course you’re taking, and your research question. One of the Librarians will get back to you as soon as possible, during the hours that the Library is open.

NCC Learning Center

Do you need someone to read over your paper or help you with citations? Visit the Learning Center or make an appointment online today! 

The Learning Center also has many guides and handouts available to help you create organized and grammatically correct papers.

Additional Help for Specific Databases

You can find more video tutorials for our databases on the NCC Libraries YouTube channel.  

If you don't see a video on a channel for a database or resource you want to use, you may be able to find one from another channel by searching the rest of YouTube for the database name.