This Libguide is designed to support your research for your Comp 102 class.
Use this guide as a starting point for your research. You will find links to databases where you can find reference sources for background reading and search for literary criticism and analysis to support your thesis.
Danvers & Lynn Campus Library Hours
Mon - Thur: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Fri: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday See Note*
*The library will be open from 9am-12pm the following Saturdays: 2/2, 3/2, 4/6, and 5/4
Please reach out to the library anytime you need help with your research
Lynn Campus: (781) 477-2133
Danvers Campus: (978) 739-5526
Text: (978) 999-3101
Access to many of the database links on this guide requires NSCC authentication - users must sign in with their my.northshore username & password. Make sure you use just your username, not your full email address to login to the databases. For example, jstudent01 not firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
What is my NSCC ID card number?
Your NSCC ID card number is the 14-digit number beginning with 21991 on the bottom of your NSCC student ID. This is used for checking materials out of the library, using reserve materials, requesting a book from another library, placing library materials on hold, and checking your library account online.
What is my online catalog password?
Your default online catalog password is your birth date. Enter in format: MMDDYYYY.
How do I get a NSCC Student ID?
Stop by the Student Life Office in Danvers (DB 132) or Lynn (LW 171) with a current class schedule and a government issued photo ID to receive your NSCC ID. If you are a distance student, follow these online instructions.
How do I activate my NSCC ID for Library use?
Your ID is activated once your classes start.
I am getting a barcode invalid login error.
Call the NSCC Libraries (Danvers: 978-739-5526, Lynn: 781-477-2133). You may need your password to be reset.
I am getting a cookies error message, what does that mean?
If you receive a Cookies Error Message when using the Library's research databases, you need to enable your browser to Accept All Cookies.
Try a Google search on "enabling cookies" and "your browser name" for instructions.
Interested in reserving space in the Library to work on your project? You can reserve the Library's study rooms here!