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Everything you need to find sources for your assignments, including research guides, databases, materials, and help resources.

SpartaCat (Library Catalog)

Use this tool to quickly search for books, movies, ebooks, and streaming videos in the library collections. You can also manage your library items here. 

Go to SpartaCat (Library Catalog)

Databases A-Z List

Find the right library resource to fit your research needs. View an alphabetical list of our subscription databases, any current trials, and recommended open access collections.
Go to Databases A-Z List

EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS)

Search multiple NCC Library databases, as well as SpartaCat (library catalog). Quickly discover the best articles and books on your research topic!

Go to EBSCO Discovery Service

Citing Sources

Use the library's citation handouts and other resources to help you document your sources with MLA, APA, CMOS (Chicago), NLM (National Library of Medicine), or Bluebook (Legal Citation) styles.

Go to Citing Sources Guide

Get Research Help from a Librarian



Call (610) 861-5359

Outside of the posted Ask the Librarian Chat hours, chat is staffed by Visiting Librarians from our after-hours service.

Book a Librarian Appointments

Meet with a librarian for a research consultation, in person or by video chat, on a day and time convenient to your schedule.

Schedule Your Appointment

Self-Paced & Video Tutorials

Teach yourself research skills or learn tips and tricks for searching library resources with tutorials developed by the librarians. 

Go to Tutorials

Library Q&As

We've compiled our most commonly asked library and research questions and have shared them here.
Go to Library Q&As

Library Events

Find and attend upcoming research workshops and other events hosted by the libraries. 

Go to Library Events Calendar