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Paralegal: Getting Started

About This Guide

About This Guide: This guide contains links to databases provided by North Shore Community College Library and free resources that are recommended for your research in the Paralegal program.

Search strategies and tutorials are included to increase success in using resources.

Off Campus Access: Login to North Shore Community College Library resources with your library account username and password.

Personal Librarian: Christine Goodchild is the Personal Librarian for the Paralegal program. Contact her for assistance using legal resources and library services.

Textbooks & Course Reserves

Paralegal textbooks may be available in print in the Danvers or Lynn Library Course Reserves collection or provided online by the Library in an electronic version.

Print Course Reserves

Use your NSCC ID when checking out textbooks from the print course reserves collection 

Print course reserves are available for use in the Library only, and are checked out for a two hour period

Check the reserves system link for real-time availability: if the title is in green it's available for use, if it's red it is checked out to another student

Digital Course Reserves

Digital textbooks may be limited for use one student at a time. If the title is being used, the system will alert you to check back in a few minutes

You may print or email yourself content

Enter in your library account username and password when accessing digital textbooks from off campus

Personal Librarian

Christine Goodchild's picture
Christine Goodchild
Danvers Campus Library, DB 237