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First Year Students: Other Library Resources

This guide provides an introduction to Shepard Library and conducting research for first year NCCU students.


Shepard Library subscribes to a number of newspapers, both in print and electronic format.

Print newspapers are located in the Serials Department, on the 2nd floor. Electronic subscriptions to newspapers can be accessed through such databases as Access World News and Newspaper Source Plus, or through Journal Finder.

A selection of newspapers we receive is below.


Shepard Library also has a collection of Music CDs and audiobooks that can be checked out at the Reserve Desk. Music CDs check out for 24 hours, and audiobooks check out for 1 week.


Shepard Library has a growing collecting of DVDs that students can check out for 24 hours. They are located in the Reserve Department, on the 1st floor, and must be checked out at the Reserve Desk.

Here are some recently purchased DVDs: