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FAQs: Books & eBooks

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), policies and services at NPC Library.

Books & E-Books info

Books authored by NPC students


Books FAQs – how to search the catalog; how to find items on the shelf; ebook info; maximum items & length of loan period; reference materials info; how to return items; other book info.

NOTE:  You must have a current NPC login to be able to register and create an account. If you are unable to create an account to access e-books please contact us by phone, in person, or you can use the online "Chat" or "Ask a Librarian" feature.


Photo of books authored by former NPC students

Books FAQs (including eBooks)

Books (Print Books)

How do I search for books? (Simple search)

How do I use Advanced Search in the NPC library catalog?

I can't find the book I want.

How do I know where an item is located?

What is a fast way to find other books on my subject?

I found a book in the catalog, but I can't find it on the shelves.

How many books can I check out at one time?

What is the book loan period?

A book that I borrowed was lost/stolen/damaged. What should I do?

What is the fine/replacement fee for a lost/stolen/damaged book?

I tried to put a hold on an item, but I couldn't. Why?

Where should I return library items?

EBooks (Electronic Books)

How do I find and access eBooks?

How to Put a Book on Hold