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Library Contact Information

Paul & Harriett Mack Library on Bethlehem Campus

Address:
College Center building, 4th floor
Bethlehem Campus
3835 Green Pond Road
Bethlehem, PA 18020

Phone #:
Circulation Desk & Testing Center: 610-861-5360
Reference Desk: 610-861-5359

Email a librarian for assistance: askthelibrarian@northampton.edu

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ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation Library on Monroe Campus

Address:
Keystone Building
Monroe Campus
2411 PA 715
Tannersville, PA 18372

Phone #:
570-369-1810

Email a librarian for assistance: askthelibrarian@northampton.edu or monroe_library@northampton.edu

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Library Hours

The libraries' physical campus locations are closed until further notice.

Librarians are still online for research help.
Monday to Thursday      9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday         11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Hours may differ from those listed above on holidays. 

Or request a 
Virtual Book a Librarian 
appointment to chat on a day and time convenient to your schedule.

Don't need to chat in real-time? Chat offline? 

  • Email askthelibrarian@northampton.edu
  • Call 610-861-5359

We check emails and voicemail regularly and will respond as soon as possible.

Research Tips

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Choose a topic that:

  • That interests you
  • Is appropriate for the assignment
  • Is manageable - not too broad or too specific            

Background Information:                                                                                                   

  • Get basic information from encyclopedias and reference books

Focus Your Topic:

  • Use the background information to focus your topic to one or two key aspects.
  • Limit your topic by:
    • Place  (i.e. Pennsylvania, New York City, etc.)
    • Time period  (i.e. Civil War, 2000 - 2004, etc.)
    • Event  (i.e. Battle of Gettysburg)

Select Appropriate Resources:

  • Think about your topic and decide what types of materials you need to research your subject
    • Books
    • Scholarly journals, magazines or newspapers
    • Web sites

Subject Guide

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Contact:
Paul & Harriett Mack Library,
Bethlehem Campus
610-861-5359