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National College of Ireland


Library Academic Support Centre: Students

Winner of the National College of Ireland's 2019 Staff President's Award for Contribution to Student Experience

What is the Library Academic Support Centre?

The Library Academic Support Centre provides a professional, friendly, and free service to all NCI students in every discipline and at every level of academic study at NCI.

We offer one-to-one and small group support, both in-person and online, that focuses on helping you to become an independent learner so you can succeed in whatever challenges you face throughout your course at NCI.

How can the Library Academic Support Centre support you?

Library Resources & Research:

  • Understand what resources are available through the library
  • Help you find information for your assignment or research
  • Teach you how to find information quickly and efficiently
  • Guidance on how to carry out a literature review

Referencing & Avoiding Plagiarism:

  • Help improve your paraphrasing and referencing
  • Explain your Turnitin similarity report

Improve Your Grades:

  • Help you understand a lecturer’s feedback so to improve on your next assignment
  • If you are getting good grades, but you would like help to move up to the next level


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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.