Assignment Help

Research Help Desk

Librarians and student staff are available at the Library Research Help Desk to guide you through the research process. Whether you are choosing a database for sources, searching for scholarly articles, or editing citations, the staff at the Research Help Desk can assist you in narrowing your search to get to the information you need. 

Make an appointment

Walk-ins are welcome! However, making an appointment will ensure we're available at a good time for you, and it will add the appointment to your Google Calendar. 

Use the tools below to get started with your research!

Red button with text: Research by Major
Turquoise button with text: A-Z Databases
Blue button with text: Find Journals
See resources chosen specifically for your major by the subject librarian who specializes in your area! Visit the list of all the databases that you have access to through the library. Make sure you're logged into your Westmont email.  If you already have the citation of a journal article you'd like to use, search our library catalog to get access.

For further help, stop by the Library Research Help Deskemail, or call (805) 565-6146.

Writers' Corner

Writers' Corner, Westmont's writing center, is located in room 215 of the Library Learning Commons.
All tutors are writing specialists who are happy to assist peers with a wide range of writing-related concerns, free of charge. Make an appointment today!

Visit the Writers' Corner


Tools for Managing Citations 

Try one of these citation management tools to stay organized and keep track of your sources:


Citation Guides Online

Consult these online citation guides for help creating citations and formatting your paper:

MLA  APA  Chicago

from the Purdue Online Writing Lab


from The University of Wisconsin Writing Center


Copyright Policy

For information on Westmont College's copyright policies, please consult Westmont's Copyright Policy and Resource Guide