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NOTICE: Access to the Library Building 4 is by APPOINTMENT M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM.
Schedule a Zoom or in person appointment for: Database/Research Help

Frequently Asked Questions


You must have an active library account/borrower ID number to access articles and eBooks from the online databases. Contact the library at and we will help verify your account. If you have an NFC Student ID card, send us the 14-digit barcode number on the card. This will be your Borrower ID. Your PIN will be the last four digits of your social security number. If you do not have an NFC Student ID card, send us your 10-digit phone number and we will set that as your Borrower ID number. We will also need the last four digits of your social security number to set as the PIN. Contact the library to activate your account each semester.

The following Academic Success Center services are still available, though we ask for your patience because of our limited staff and resources during this time: • Smarthinking - online professional tutoring available 24/7. • Online Writing Consultation - get feedback on your writing. • Virtual Professional Tutoring or Academic Coaching via email, phone, Campus Connect, or Zoom. Not sure which service is best for you? Email us at

While the NFC Campus is closed, you can contact the Learning Resources staff, which includes the Library, Tutor Lab, and Academic Success Center by sending an email to You can also chat with the library staff by clicking on the Ask A Librarian link at the top of this page.