Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Harper College Library Online: Home


Harper College Library Online is a collection of virtual resources created to support students taking online classes at Harper College.  We look forward to working with you!

Contact Us

Call: 847.925.6584

Harper College Library Email

5 Ways the Library Can Help You Succeed

Upcoming Virtual Events

Join us for a free virtual event! 

Summer 2021 Events

Book Discussions:

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie - Join Here

(Friday, June 11th @ 2pm) 


The Hound of Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle - Join Here

(Friday, July 9th @ 2pm) 


Brain Boost:

Brain Boost utilizes the Wits Workout program developed by University of Illinois Extension educators. Brain Boost is a brain health program that provides participants an opportunity to engage and exercise their intellectual and social skills through brain puzzles and interaction. 

Join Brain Boost via WebEx here 

(Thursday, June 3 @11am)

(Thursday, June 17 @11am)

(Thursday, July 1 @11am)

(Thursday, July 15 @11am)



Databases are easy to search and contain articles from thousands of journals, magazines, and newspapers.


Start your research using ebooks.

Streaming Videos

Videos are a quick and fun way to learn about a topic.  Use them as visual aides in presentations or speeches.

Research Guides & More

Research Guides contain an organized collection of resources related to a specific subject. 

Here are some more useful (and fun) resources:

General Services

Ask a Librarian

Why work with a Librarian?

Librarians are experts in identifying and locating appropriate resources for various information needs.  Librarians can help with research projects, papers, speech assignments, citations, and more.  

Citation Help

Proper citation is an expectation of all college students.  Ask a Librarian for help or click on a link below:

Plagiarism - what it is and how to avoid it!

For a better understanding of plagiarism and how you can avoid it, click here.

Harper College Library Homepage