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Research Guides | Library | Amherst College

First-Year Writing Resources

Collected resources on guiding students through the transition from high school to college-level writing.

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Writing Center Assistance

student and writing associate look at index cardsMake a writing appointment to meet individually (via Zoom/Google conference, telephone, or email) with a Writing Associate.

For public speaking and presentation support, contact Susan Daniels, associate in public speaking, by email.

Email us at writing@amherst.edu, or visit our staff directory to email directly.


Phone: 413-542-2964 (leave a voice mail while we are working remotely during Spring 2020.)

 

Get Research Help

Ask at the Reference Desk (via chat — click on the Mammoth!)  Frost Library Reference Desk

  • Monday-Thursday 10 am-1 pm, 4-8 pm; Friday 10 am-5 pm
    (or whenever the Mammoth isn't skeletal)

 


Make a research appointment to meet individually (via Zoom) with a Research & Instruction librarian. Contact a specific subject librarian directly, or email us at library@amherst.edu.

Have a question about your library account? Email libcirc@amherst.edu or see our full contact list.