Northwest Technical College Library

Our Mission is to support our students’ education through resources online and in print that enhance, support, expand, and broaden their knowledge and world-view.

Scroll down for the library’s catalog, database resources, open access journals, and videos on how to use the library catalog!

 Library News:

Explore 165 Years of Atlantic Journalism

For a Limited Time The Atlantic magazine has opened its archive of 165 years of journalism for free! The Atlantic began in 1857 by founders Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, among others, to feature stories on slavery and education on political affairs. Today it calls itself a “destination for brave thinking and bold ideas that matter.” Check out the broad subjects available for reading and research through The Atlantic’s Archive here!

Rosie’s Room – a place to gather~

Students studying in Rosie's Room   

Rosie’s Room in the Library provides students with a space to study together thanks to our special donors, Eva and Keith Olson!

Database Resources

Click Here to Search the NTC Library Catalog

Click above to search for books, DVDs, documentaries, online articles, online journals, research topics, and other resources. NTC is excited to offer students direct check out of books from:

– Northwest Technical College Library
– Bemidji State University Library
– Leech Lake Tribal College Library

The NTC Library features many online databases for you to access for your research needs. If you don’t find what you need here try the NTC Catalog for resource sharing services from across Minnesota academic libraries. Electronic books and textbooks are not available for interlibrary loan. Contact Paula DeMars if you want assistance.

If you are on-campus, use the links below to directly access our top databases! Off campus students can log in to  the  NTC Library Catalog above for database access.

Academic Search Premier  – full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, religion and theology, sociology, etc.

Business Source Premier  – the database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics and economics.

CINAHL Ultimate  – New for 2023! An expanded nursing and allied health research database service for students at NTC!

Dental Assistants Association Journal – Contact the Dental Department, Student Success Center, or the Librarian for login and password to access this online resource.

DocuSeek – New for 2023! Streaming documentary video service on social, cultural, and environmental issues from around the world.

Open Access Journal sites:

Nurse Educator – Practical information and research related to nursing education, with topics ranging from curriculum, teaching and technology in nursing. Create a free account on this website to access a huge number of free resources and articles.

 Nurse Educator Podcasts – Free short podcasts from the publisher of Nurse Educator academic journal.

PLOS – Public Library of Science – includes scientific research in topics under contextualized peer review. See subject areas below:

Biology, Climate, Computational Biology, Digital Health, Genetics, Global Public Health Medicine, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Pathogens, Sustainability and Transformation, and Water.




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