NWSC Online Library Catalog

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NWSC Library Information

The NWSC library has a growing collection of books, periodicals, videos, compact disks, and newspapers. Access to reference services includes library computers, electronic resources, reserved materials, and copy makers. NWSC staff teach students to use online search engines to retrieve information. For comment and questions please email library@nwsc.edu. 

Individual and group study rooms are available for student and faculty use. Students are able to use the library for study and research during regular class hours. The library will be supervised by the librarian on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., and on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Students may also be able to use other local colleges’ library facilities, including William Rainey Harper College, Oakton Community College, Roosevelt University, Elmhurst College, and East-West University.

In addition, NWSC highly encourages students to make a library card at any of the following public libraries and also consider having it authorized for use at additional libraries from the list provided including: Rolling Meadows Public Library and Schaumburg Township District Library. Periodical reference lists from each of the said libraries are available at the NWSC Library. For a list of additional libraries for NWSC student use, contact the Librarian. For public library hours of operation, contact the library. 

In case of public libraries, unavailable books can be requested via on inter-library loan upon request. These services may be free or available at a nominal charge. 

Rolling Meadows Public Library

Address: 3110 Martin Lane
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Phone: 847.259.6050
Website: http://www.rmlib.org/

SchaumburgTownship Public Library

Address: 130 South Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL 60193
Phone: 847.985.4000
Website: http://www.stdl.org


Course Materials

School of Allied Health Sciences
As detailed in the Enrollment Agreement, students enrolled in certification programs are provided with course materials including textbooks, uniforms, and applicable medical supplies. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain course materials prior to the start date. Questions regarding course materials are to be directed to the Dean of Allied Health Sciences.