Information is available in many formats. No format is superior to another--it depends what you are looking for. Search everything from the NCC library at once with NCC Library OneSearch --OR-- limit yourself to only articles, print books or ebooks.
Have you been asked to find peer-reviewed articles? See Article Databases below. You can limit an article database search to only peer-reviewed content.
Look in the library catalog for books shelved in the Walter R. Peterson Library. The most recent books are displayed on the catalog homepage and in the library. Take books out for three weeks. If that's not enough time, we will renew them for you!
Search for articles in most library databases from the library homepage.
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Here are some multidisciplinary databases. They cover multiple subjects.
You can usually limit your results to peer-reviewed journals by checking a box.
A few subject-specific databases to try:
Google's scholarly search engine searches in many publisher's journals and academic websites and is strongest in science, technology and medicine.
Set up Library Links in Scholar to link to NCC Library subscription content. Under Google Scholar Settings, choose Library Links, search for the name of our college, then check the box. Articles from NCC Library databases will then show as Full text @ NCCLibrary in your results.