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Library Resources for COVID-19

Centralized location for all Covid-19 related information

Student Resources

Students will continue to have access to all of the electronic resources available via the library. Access our A to Z Databases or search across all NSCC resources at once using the SNAP!search box located on the library homepage. Login to our resources using your MyNorthshore account.

Librarians are available to assist you during remote learning. We are available our regular business hours to answer any questions you may have.

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Online reference and research support is available for students 8 am to 8 pm Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 4 pm on Friday, and Saturday by appointment (email to book an appointment on Saturdays)

  • Text questions to (978) 999-3101
  • Chat with us by connecting here
  • Email a librarian using this form
  • Make an appointment to meet online with a librarian

Course Reserves & Textbooks

The Library remains committed to providing access to textbooks and other required readings when possible. Courses with required texts available electronically can be found here: HELM Catalog > NSCC Courses.

Given that Fall 2020 courses are taking place online and the library space is closed for the foreseeable future, we are unable to lend physical textbooks and other items from our course reserve collection on campus. When feasible and if the Library is able to obtain an institutional license, we will purchase an electronic copy of any textbook or required reading material for Fall 2020 courses. Purchase requests can be made here: Purchase request form.

Graphing Calculator apps

Since onsite services are unavailable, the Library is unable to loan graphing calculators. The following smartphone apps have been recommended by the NSCC Math Department