Frequently Asked Questions
- Last Updated: 07 September 2016
Where do I park when I come to Cline Library?
Parking lot P13 is which is located behind Cline Library, may be used without a permit after 10:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday, Fridays after 4:30 p.m. and on weekends. Parking lot P16, which is located across the street from the main library entrance, has a small number of short-term metered parking spots. A credit card is required to purchase a short-term pass for these spots.View additional guest parking options at NAU, including using a parking garage and purchasing an all-day guest pass.
How do I Borrow Laptops & Equipment at Cline Library?
To check out a laptop, go to the desk (just to the right as you enter the building). You will need a current photo ID card.
Do I need an NAU ID?
You will not need an NAU ID to utilize services at Cline Library. Log in to the research databases on this CCC-NAU site using your CCC Comet ID and password. Bring a photo ID to the library if you plan to check out a laptop, use a study room, or check out books and media.
Do I need a library card?
Do I have to go to Cline Library to do research?
You are welcome to come to Cline Library to do research. However, you can find online research tools on this CCC-NAU Web site. Some require a login with your CCC Comet ID and password. If you need help using these research resources, you can get assistance from the staff at Cline Library.
What research databases are available to CCC students, faculty, and staff?
The CCC databases include such popular and comprehensive databases as Academic Search Premier, ARTstor (images), Business Source Elite, and Literature Resource Center. See the All Research Resources page for a complete list.You can use these databases from any location: CCC campus, home, office, etc. Databases tagged with the icon require a login with your CCC Comet ID and password the first time you click on a database link.
Why do I have to login to use CCC research databases?
We have set up the CCC databases so that you can use them at any location convenient to you –home, office, CCC– any location with an internet connection. The first time you click on any database link on this site with the icon, you will be prompted for your CCC Comet ID and password. While your browser is still open, if you decide to click on another CCC database, you won't be prompted again to login. If you don't know your Comet ID, see the Comet ID Finder page. If you still have problems logging in, get help from the CCC ITS help desk. Once logged in, if you need help using any of the databases, contact NAU Cline Library through the Ask A Librarian service. Other resources like the Cline Library catalog and the Colorado Plateau Archives do not require logins.
How do I use the search box on the CCC-NAU Library Services homepage?
The featured search on this page can be used to get a quick start with your research. Depending upon the type of material you need, click on the appropriate tab (Articles, Books, or Video), enter your search words in the box, and press Enter or click Search.
Use the Articles search to find journal articles and other research information from all 7 CCC EBSCOhost databases, all with one search: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Elite, CINAHL (nursing), ERIC (education), GreenFILE, PsycARTICLES, and Teacher Reference Center. Enter meaningful words or phrases, e.g., wildfire prevention. (Requires a CCC login.)
Use the Books search (the Cline Library catalog) to find books, media, and other materials held in Cline Library. By default, this is a keyword search: for best results, enter a few meaningful keywords like arizona wildlife or recreation management. (No login required.)
Use the Video search to find records for DVDs and VHS tapes in the Cline Library catalog. You can enter a title (Hotel Rwanda), actor's name (Don Cheadle), director (Spike Lee), or meaningful keywords (hurricane katrina documentary). (No login required.)