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Remote Learning & Library Supports: Working Remotely

Through NCI Library you can access hundreds of thousands of good quality, academic online resources. These online resources are paid for by the library and are not found freely on the internet.

Check out our quick video below to get an overview of the type of online resources available to you through NCI Library:

Accessing Online Resources

To access our online resources, it is important for you to go through NCI Library's homepage so that you are prompted to sign in in order to authenticate your access.

To sign in, use your college network username and password.

Through NCI Library, you have access to over 60,000 eBooks via seven of our databases. You can access our eBook collection through the following ways:

We also have an eBooks Guide that outlines how to use search for eBooks and navigate through each eBook database.

Check out our video below which quickly demonstrates how to access eBooks through all 3 ways outlined above:

Another way to find information on your particular subject or course is by going to our Subject Guides. We have created these subject-specific guides to help you identify books, eBooks, databases, journals, and more, that are relevant to your subject or course.

Discovery is the library's search engine - this is your one-stop shop to search through most of the library's online resources including many databases, journals, conference proceedings, newspapers, and more. It's a great place to start your research.

You can access Discovery here or by starting your search using the Discovery search box located on the library's homepage. You can also start your search through the box below:




Discovery User Guide

See our Discovery Guide to find out how to use it to navigate through the library's online resources.

Referencing is a key component of every course at NCI. Referencing means giving credit to the sources that you use in your assignments. The library has created guides to help you with referencing throughout your studies.

Check out our referencing resources below:

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Communications from the Library: Please note all communications from the library, concerning renewal of books, overdue books and reservations will be sent to your NCI student email account.