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Current Events & Controversial Issues: Books

Resources for choosing a topic and research material for assignments on hot topics, controversial issues, and current events.

Do you have a book on.... ?

More than likely, yes!  We have over 25,000 print books and 60,000  e-books for your research.  Below are a few selections to show you the diversity of topics available.  Search our online catalog by keyword, and you can sort by ebook or book (print version) or dvd. Ebooks can be read online or downloaded to your device for a 2-week period. 


Here's a tip:  If you haven't picked a specific topic, type in "current controversies" or "current issues"  in our catalog search box for a listing.

Hot Topic Books

Find Books and Videos

Search our library catalog for books, Ebooks, and DVDs. Log-in to your library account to check your due dates, place a hold on a book, write a review, or create your own reading list. To log-in, use your NPC ID and the last 4 digits of your soc. sec. no.

When off-campus, login to EBook Central or Salem Press to read or download an ebook. 

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You can check out

  • 25,500 print books, (1 month check-out period)
  • 1,700 DVDs: popular movies, foreign films, documentaries,  (10 days checkout on most)
  •  68,000 ebooks available to download or read online!
  • Need a title we don't have? Use Interlibrary Loan to borrow a copy from another library.