Learning Commons

QUEST Research Guide


    The QUEST Research Model:  13 Skills to Know and Use

RAP (Research Assistance Program) with a Librarian

  • Starting a new research project and don't know where to begin?  Hitting a road block in your research?  Can't find the right source?  Help is available!  Schedule a RAP session with a librarian!
    Use the Research Assistance Program (RAP) to meet with a librarian for individualized research help.
    • Complete the Google Form
    • Note times/dates available
    • Provide topic information
    • You will receive a confirmation email with meeting time

    Questions?  Email Mrs. Gottlieb


Access Your Library Library Account

  • Click here for directions to access your library account. In your library account, you can renew books, place reserves (holds) and view your account status.

OverDrive eBooks

  • Overdrive is here!  Do you like to read e-books?  Now you can check them out from the LRC and read them on your own device.  Click here to get to the NCHS Digital Library.  Click here to get directions for getting eBooks on your device.  You can read in your browser, on a smart phone or table, or a dedicated eReader like a Kindle or Nook.
    Login ID:
    Your NCHS Digital Library user name is your Student or Staff school ID number, and your password is your last name (lowercase).  If you have any problems logging in, please see a librarian.
    Questions?  Please email Mrs. Gottlieb.

Interlibrary Loan

  • Do you need to borrow a book from a college or university library?  Use WorldCat to search and then use this form to request the Learning Commons staff procure it for you.  We can borrow items from most Illinois libraries.  Please note that it generally takes a week or so to receive a book from another library.  Check your email - we will contact you through that with questions and/or to let you know we have received the item.

New Books in the LRC

New Books Oct - Nov. 2017 on PhotoPeach

NCHS Learning Commons Staff

Goodreads Shelf

Mrs. Gottlieb's Bookshelf: Read

Dragon Teeth
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tagged: historical-fiction
Broken Monsters
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tagged: mystery
Every Last Lie
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tagged: mystery
Defy the Stars
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tagged: science-fiction and ya
Once and for All
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tagged: ya and romance


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