The NSCC Library is open online! Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Libraries are closed but you can still access our resources and get help from a Librarian online. If you are having trouble accessing a resource or finding what you need let us know. We are here to help!
Our Online Reference service is available Monday-Thursday 8 am to 8 pm and Friday 8 am to 4 pm.
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This Libguide is designed to help you access scholarly sources to research your topic. Your assignment asks you to find a current scholarly article about a psychology topic. You will find links to databases where you can find scholarly sources as well as information describing these sources and what's expected for the assignment.
Use the tabs above to research your topic and successfully complete your assignment.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the guide, or research in general. firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to schedule a research consultation, use the "Schedule Appointment" button under my name.
Snap! Search - Stop searching and start finding. Search most of our resources at once and find what you need.
Use the Snap! Search limiters to narrow down your results by selecting source types, subjects, date ranges and more. These limiters will be located on the left side of your results.
You can also use the Advanced Search to refine your search results.
The TX All Text option will give you more results by searching the full-text of the document for your search terms. Use caution with the other options in this list, they may not do what you think they should. For most searches, it's best not to select an option. Use the TX option when you don't get any or many results.
When researching topics for a paper or project, it's important to keep track of the sources you use. The easiest way to do this is to email a source to yourself in the database. This way whenever you come across a source you think you might want to use, you email it and have a record of the source and a way to get the citation when you need it. Most of our databases have an option to email when you're looking at an article, book, or video.
Access to many of the database links on this guide requires NSCC authentication - users must sign in with their NSCC My Northshore (formerly Pipeline) username & password
If you want to place any library materials on hold, request a book from another library, or check out any physical library materials out you will need to have your NSCC ID card.
Stop by the Student Life Office in Danvers (DB 132) or Lynn (LW 171) with a current class schedule and a picture ID to get an NSCC ID.