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Online Library Services: Welcome Students!

An introductory overview of the library's online resources and research help.

Welcome to the Library!

This page is an introduction to all NCC Library resources available online to students. Please feel free to contact the library at any time for assistance. We welcome your questions and want to help!

Online Library Services Student FAQs

Q: What library services are available to NCC online students?

A: NCC online students have access to the full range of library services that are available to all NCC students, faculty and staff.  This includes 24/7 access to all library electronic journals, databases, eBooks and streaming video from off-campus.

Q: How do I login to the NCC Online Library from off-campus?

A: You will be prompted for a username and password to access full-text articles from NCC Library electronic databases and journals.  The username and password combination will be the same that you use to login to "MyNCC".

Q: What if there's something I want that the library doesn't have in its databases?

A: Articles we don't have full-text access to might be available from another library through interlibrary loan (ILL). Submit an ILL article request here and we will try our best to get the article for you. 

Q: I have a question!  Can I talk to a librarian?

A: Yes, you can chat with a librarian here: Chat with an NCC Librarian. You can also call us at 610-861-5359.

Q: Can I email librarians with questions?

A: Yes, please email the librarians at askthelibrarian@northampton.edu.

Q: Can I make a virtual appointment with a librarian for in-depth help?

A: Yes!  Please fill out a request to schedule a virtual Book a Librarian appointment with a librarian. 

Contact the NCC Libraries -- we're here Mondays-Thursdays 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Saturdays 8:30 - 4:30 p.m.

  • Phone: 610-861-5359
  • Emailaskthelibrarian@northampton.edu
  • Chat with us in real-time: Chat with an NCC Librarian through Blackboard Collaborate (note that Saturday chat is available by appointment only)

You can also request to chat on a day and time convenient to your schedule: Book a Librarian

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Please note that in response to the ongoing public health issues surrounding the coronavirus and to prevent its spread, the libraries' physical locations are closed at this time.