NCC Library Hours

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 6:00pm

Friday: 7:30am – 4:30pm

Closed weekends & holidays

* If the Library is not staffed, please see the Learning Center for assistance!

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Tools & Resources

Find Books & VideosFind ArticlesTools
NCC Library Catalog
books & videos in the NCC Library
journals, magazines & newspapers
research guides by subject
EBSCO eBooks Academic Collection
Gale Databases
journals, magazines & newspapers
create APA or MLA citations
Films on Demand
educational videos
Opposing Viewpoints
PrepSTEP for Community Colleges
test preparation and skill-building resources
Credo Reference
reference eBooks
New York Times
academic pass
Brainfuse JobNow/VetNow
tools for jobseekers and veterans
Salem Press
reference books
search Iowa libraries
Transparent Language
learn a new language!
Chilton Library
auto repair
World Cat
search libraries worldwide
NoodleTools How-to Guide
audiobooks & eBooks
Purdue OWL MLA Formatting and Style Guide
Purdue OWL APA Formatting and Style Guide

About Us

The NCC Library supports all NCC’s programs. The library collection includes books, videos, CDs, ebooks, online journals, audio books, magazines, and journals.

Students can use their photo ID or library card (obtainable during normal library hours) for checking out materials.

Interlibrary loan services are available to NCC staff and students for materials not held in collection.

Remote use of online databases is limited to current students, staff, and faculty. Please contact a library staff member for assistance. 

Other library services include:

  • two small conference rooms for groups or viewing videos
  • computers
  • printer
  • photocopier
  • fax machine
  • wireless internet access

Services for Area Residents and Businesses

Residents and businesses in NCC’s 4 1/2 county area are welcome to obtain a library account (photo ID required) and may check out most library materials.

Library visitors may request access to our computers or log in to the wireless network. NCC students are given priority if computers or other library resources are in short supply.

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