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Research Guides

Our guides are designed to provide research assistance for a variety of subjects, courses, assignments, and topics.

Library Hours & Available Services

See the current library hours.  

Bethlehem campus library: open for limited testing and exam proctoring only. Computer labs and Library to Go pickup elsewhere.

Monroe campus library: open only as a computer lab and for Library to Go pickup. 


Library materials available by Library to Go request for UPS delivery or campus pickup. Our digital materials are available online 24/7. 

Librarians are online for reference and research help. 

Visit our Online Library Services guide for an overview of our services and resources. 

Reference & Research Help Hours

NCC librarians are available:

Monday to Thursday           10 a.m. to  7 p.m.
Friday                                  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Call: (
610) 861-5359

You can also request a Virtual Book a Librarian appointment to video chat on a day and time convenient to your schedule.

Our hours may differ during holidays, interim, winter, and summer sessions. Outside of these hours, our Ask the Librarian chat is staffed by Visiting Librarians from our after-hours service.

A-Z Database List

Find the best library databases for your research. View an alphabetical list of databases the library subscribes to, as well as current trials and recommended open access databases.
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Library Q&As

We've compiled our most commonly asked library and research questions and answered them here.
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