Langston Hughes Memorial Library
Chat with a Librarian
Faculty and students may use the Ask-a-Librarian and chat services for help accessing the library’s print and electronic resources.
Use a Library Computer
With this service, a patron can check out a book through ILL for pick up at the library or to be delivered to a home address. Additional ILL guidelines can be found on the Library Website.
The computer lab will be available based on a two- three-hour reservation system. Go to the Library Website to reserve a computer.
Librarians will be available to assist with research questions/assistance by appointment.
Assistance with classrooms located in the library.
Services Offered Remotely
- Live Chat/Ask A Librarian – This service allows all LU faculty, staff, and students to ask questions and seek information for all of their library requests.
- Library FAQs – A developing list of frequently asked library questions and answers to answer and assist patrons at any time of the day.
- Interlibrary Loan – Free e-mail and physical delivery of requested research articles and other materials requested online.
- Online Database Access – Databases containing in excess of over 30,000 journal titles with complete access.
- Online Reference Assistance – Patrons can request a zoom meeting to assist with research questions/assignments.
- Digitized Special Collections – Extensive materials representing all aspects of the black experience, including African-American and African materials which includes Lincoln University History
- Libguides – LHML LibGuides are one-stop library subject resource guides developed for various subject areas as well as tools to assist with research and share information about the library. LHML LibGuides are available 24 hours/7 days a week. Accessible using your computer and mobile devices (cell phones, iPad, smartphones, etc.) Our guides assist and provide information on accessing databases on/off-campus, provides database search strategies (Boolean operators, truncation, subject headings), and Contain plagiarism prevention strategies/Citation information.
- Virtual Library Instruction – Faculty can request a librarian join a class session and or create a session for the class for Information Literacy Instruction.
- Library Programming – Partnership with faculty, staff, and students to offer programming that will allow support curriculum and other campus interest. An opportunity to work with Student Success as part of co-curricular activity.
- E-resources – Course reserve items that are currently in the library are now be offered as e-resources. Faculty can request items to be digitized and made accessible through Moodle or from the library website.