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Research Portal: Overview

Welcome to the NCC Libraries

Welcome to the NCC Libraries' Research Portal. Below you will find contact information and key library resources to assist you with all your research and citation needs. We look forward to working with you!

Library Research Tools & Tutorials

Research Guides

Course and assignment guides are available to help you get started with research, and access the most useful library and Internet resources. Browse through our Research Guides to see if one is available for your class.

Citation Guides

The Learning Center and Libraries have worked together to create citation guide handouts to help you document your sources. Visit the Citing Sources section of the website to view the different citation style handout guides available.

Research Basics at NCC Tutorial

This self-guided tutorial will help you learn how to identify books, articles, and other sources to complete your assignments successfully. If you complete the final test and earn a score of 85% or higher, you will earn a completion certificate.

Video Tutorials

Our NCC Libraries YouTube channel is home to brief search tutorials for many of our databases and tools.

Library Staff Directory

Contact information is available here.

Start Your Search

EBSCO Discovery Service

EBSCO Discovery Service searches multiple NCC Library databases, as well as our Library Catalog. Quickly discover the best articles and books on your research topic!

Databases A-Z

A listing of every library database, filter by subject, database type, or browse each database in alphabetical order.

SpartaCat (Library Catalog)

Use this tool to search for books, movies, eBooks, and streaming video in the library collection.

Library Hours

Library Contact Information

Outside of our Online Research Help hours, chat is staffed by Visiting Librarians from our after-hours service.


Bethlehem Campus Phone: 610-861-5359

Monroe Campus Phone: 570-369-1810

Library Q&As

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

Research Workshops


See more at the Library Events calendar.