Academic Resources

Knowledge Resource Library

The Knowledge Resource Library staff provides outstanding resources and professional technical skills to users, collaborates with faculty and students in individual and group settings, and assists with the instruction of critical thinking skills for lifelong learning. The Knowledge Resource Library's mission is to provide on ground and online services that are equivalent to services provided at traditional campus libraries. The library provides the following services:

  • Reference Service: includes in-person, e-mail and reference desk phone support
  • Interlibrary Loan Services

The Virtual Library was established to provide online search capabilities, reference materials, databases, journals and other research services to students and faculty This student service is accessible through the My Platt College NSGKRLALL course.

Academic Support and Career Services

Platt College’s Academic Support and Career Services Center is designed for all College students both on campus and online. The Academic Support and Career Services Office is available for all students to assist them in writing or rewriting resumes; preparing for interviews; and/or looking for occupations that matches their interests, skills and experience, this website provides a wealth of information to achieve career and educational goals.

Copyright Clearance

Copyright Clearance's licensing and permissions services enable businesses/colleges of all sizes to use and share information with colleagues, partners, clients and others-around the corner or around the world. Academic faculty and staff at more than a thousand institutions license content through Copyright Clearance for coursepacks, e-reserves, course management systems, interlibrary loan and other classroom and educational uses.


Turnitin is utilized at Platt College for written papers to ensure compliance with such requirements as APA, copyright, avoidance of plagiarism, etc. In order to assist students in the avoidance of plagiarism, Platt College uses a process whereby students are expected to submit their papers to the Turnitin plagiarism software.

NCLEX Review

(Online NCLEX Review) The Online NCLEX Review provides students with online ancillaries to compliment online practice NCLEX assessments. 

(On-ground NCLEX Review) The Green Light NCLEX Review includes a Live Review program that helps senior students prepare for to take the NCLEX examination.

Simulation Electronic Health Record and Learning Sets

A simulation electronic health record and learning set allows students to learn all aspects of an EHR and work with patient data within the College's Simulation Lab.  The system allows students the ability to uniquely interact with patients’ records in a simulated learning experience.

Online Tutoring - Smarthinking

Online student tutoring is available in numerous subjects via the Smartthinking service. Students may visit the Smarthinking website for sample tutorials that demonstrate how the online tutoring platform works, and how students and tutors interact in the process of addressing a question.

Study Success

The study success course is designed to help strengthen and support students during their academic journey. Guidance courses focus on development of the whole person as students learn college success strategies and life management skills. The course helps students identify personal, educational, and career goals and make satisfying decisions for transition to the workforce as productive members of society. The learning and self-management skills developed in student success courses can serve a lifetime. The course is designed to provide students with the skills necessary for achieving personal, academic, and career success.