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

Reserve a computer at the library computer lab.


In-Person Service 

Curbside Service

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. 

Computer/Printing Assistance

The computer lab will be available based on a two- three-hour reservation system.  Go to the Library Website to reserve a computer.

Reference Assistance

Librarians will be available to assist with research questions/assistance by appointment.

Classroom Support

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.

Phone: 484-365-7367
Office Address: Langston Hughes Memorial Library
Sophia Sotilleo Ms. Sophia Sotilleo '10 Interim Library Director; Associate Professor, Langston Hughes Memorial Library 484-365-7261
  • Langston Hughes Memorial Library 213
Robin Wilson Ms. Robin Wilson Program Assistant, Langston Hughes Memorial Library 484-365-7366
  • Langston Hughes Memorial Library 209

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