Library Resources


What are the library’s hours?

Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Summer hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

What do I need to do if I want to check out books and other library materials?

Students, faculty and staff are automatically registered to check out library materials. if you are not a college employee or current student, you will need to present a valid government issued ID and complete a library registration form.

If the library doesn’t have what I need, how do I get it?

You may make an interlibrary loan request for library materials including books, videos and journal articles. We will then borrow the material from another library if it is available.
This service is available at no charge for students, faculty and staff. There is usually a 5-7 business day turnaround.

Can I make photocopies? How much do they cost?

A coin operated photocopy machine is available in the library. Charges are $ .10/page or $. 05 if you purchase a copy card available in the library for $1.00.

Can I get computer print outs? How much do they cost?

A black and white and color printer are available in the library. Charges for print outs are $.05 for b&w and $.25 for color.

Where can I get the books I need for my class?

The library does not have textbooks required for classes offered at Northeast. You may purchase your textbooks at the bookstore {phone number (402) 844-7140}.

Can I use the library if I’m not a student?

The library welcomes all patrons from the 20 county area served by the college. Fill out a patron registration form if you would like to borrow books or other materials from the library.

How can I access the databases off-campus or from my laptop?

When you try to access one of our databases a message box should pop up with instructions to enter your Northeast student id number.

Which newspapers does the library subscribe to?

The library subscribes to newspapers from the 20 county area served by the college, plus The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Omaha World Herald, and Lincoln Journal Star.

Which magazines and journals does the library subscribe to?

The library offers an extensive array of different magazines and journals.

Where is the popular fiction in the Northeast Library?

Popular fiction books can found on the shelves in the center of the library.

How can I contact the library staff?

Call the library staff at 402-844-7130 or send an email to

Who is the Director of Library Services?

Mary Louise Foster, phone (402) 844-7131, or

How can I connect to wireless?

You can learn about the Campus Community wireless network either online or look for handouts at the front desk.