Help Hub

Help with Accessing Resources

How to use the Library Catalogue and Request Resources

The video below demonstrates how to search for physical resources using the Library's online catalogue as well as how to request items via the Library website.

How to Renew Library Resources Online

The video below demonstrates how to renew your current Library loans via the Library website.

How to Access eBooks

The video below demonstrates how to access eBooks via the Library website.

How to Access eResources

The video below demonstrates how to access eResources via the Library website.

Library Frequently Asked Questions

What can the Library offer Northampton College Students?

There is a wealth of resources available in the Library - thousands of books, DVDs and online resources such as e-books. Click here to view the Library's induction video.


What do I need in order to access the Library resources?

Your student ID card also acts as your Library card. This will enable you to borrow books. There is currently restricted physical access to the Library centres so please search our catalogue for resources and request them here


How long can I borrow books for?

All items are currently available for four weeks.


How do I log on to my College computer account?

You need to type in your student username which is the number on your student ID card. You will then need to type in a password. You will need to create this password when you first log on. If you forget your password, a member of Library staff can reset it for you at the desk. We currently


How do I print?

You will need to send your work to the 'FollowMePrinter'. You will then be required to release your prints by scanning your student card. The cost for printing will be deducted from your allocated amount of £20 added to your card at the start of the year. Colour printing is available at Lower Mounts and Daventry at a cost of 6p a sheet. Colour printing at Booth Lane is available from the Print Room (Ro19)


Is there someone I can talk to about help with my studies?

Learning Facilitators may be able to help you! Find out more about what they can offer here.


Can I eat in the Library?

We do not allow eating or drinking in the Library except for bottled water.





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