The Alexandria Library collection of over 90,000 items is supplemented by access to materials at the other five NVCC campuses. We also subscribe to over 200 electronic databases, with access to thousands of online journals. There are over 296,000 items in the total college collection.
Find Us. Find It. Find Out.
* ebooks. Search the Library catalog follow the ebooks link to find tens of thousands of online holdings
*online articles (hundreds of thousand of full-text newspaper, magazine and scholarly journal articles)
* Chat with a librarian. 24-7, real-time assistance with a real-live Librarian (Ask a Librarian > 24/7 chat)
* Online Research Guides. You can find one-stop guides for finding information for your course subject, or in many cases for your specific class. (instructors' names are indicated -- look for yours!)
* Citation Help. It's not everyone's favorite thing, but you gotta do it
**Note that even when the College buildings are physically closed for any reason, class activity continues via BlackBoard. Consult your college email and course BlackBoard pages for more information**
As Final Exams come finally to an end, the Library returns to normal hours.
During the last week of classes and final exams week the Library opened early at 8am and closed late at 11pm.
Over 110 students were served before 8.30 in the morning and over 500 stayed late with us (with coffee, cookies, chips, snacks and sodas at 10pm) for a grand total of 625 dedicated undergrads studying for exams, finishing research and writing papers. Almost none of them did this: