Library Resources


What are the library's hours?

During the regular academic semester the library's hours are as follows:

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

Library hours during summer sessions are as follows:

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Sunday

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 issue 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.

A black and white and color printer are available in the library. There are no printing charges for current students, faculty and staff. Patron 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 or rent 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.

How do I connect with Flipster?

You can connect to Flipster with a variety of devices. Flipster for Desktops - Flipster for Mobile

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 wireless network either online or look for help at the Service Center desk in the library.