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PARL: Paralegal Studies: Home

This guide will help you locate and use legal resources owned by the Paul & Harriett Mack Library at Northampton Community College.

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Need help with finding sources, searching databases, formatting citations, or just deciding on a paper topic? The NCC Librarians are ready to help. Even though we're all working from home just like you, we can chat online during the following hours:

  • Monday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Library Resources for Paralegal Studies

                               Gavel with books      

This Research Guide will help you to locate and use Library resources for NCC's Paralegal Studies program, including books, periodicals, online subscription databases and websites.

Program Description

NCC's Paralegal Studies program has been approved by the American Bar Association. Students will learn how a paralegal, working under the general supervision of an attorney, contributes to the delivery of legal services; master state-of-the-art computer software and hardware; and become a productive, efficient professional within the ever-changing legal profession. Graduates will be ready to accept positions as paralegals, trust coordinators, title searchers, settlement clerks, or litigation specialists. Please note that paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.

R.I.P., R.B.G.

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Anne Bittner
Mack Library
Northampton Community College
College Center, 4th Floor

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This Research Guide was updated on September 21, 2020 by Anne Bittner.