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Library News

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

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!

⇒When logging on Cinahl Ultimate use only your starID (xx1234xx – only, no suffix), then your usual password for NTC access.

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.

⇒When logging on Docuseek use only your starID (xx1234xx – only, no suffix), then your usual password for NTC access.

⇒Embed Docuseek streaming videos into your course: Use this link to “embed a Docuseek film in a course page” or find other useful options for using this resource!

Open Access Journal sites:

NIH – National Institutes of Health  – Extensive research resources provided free from the US Department of Health & Human Services.

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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