The MCC Library supports teaching and learning and helps students succeed in college, careers, and life.
How we fulfill our vision: MCC Library provides welcoming workspaces, resources and technology to support teaching, learning and love of reading. Our expert instruction strengthens research skills that are useful for students in their scholarly and professional work and their lives.
Here are some highlights from the Association of College and Research Libraries report cited below:
•Students benefit from library instruction in their initial coursework.
•Library use increases student success.
•Collaborative academic programs and services involving the library enhance student learning.
•Information literacy instruction strengthens general education outcomes.
•Library research consultations boost student learning.
Association of College and Research Libraries. Academic Library Impact on Student Learning and Success: Findings from Assessment in Action Team Projects. Prepared by Karen Brown with contributions by Kara J. Malenfant. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2017. Published online here.
In 2017, a Community College Libraries and Librarians and Student Success study came out, providing evidence that principles of "embedded" librarianship, where librarians and faculty closely collaborate, boosts student success.
Current students, faculty, and staff have access to the library space, print resources, and technology (computers, printers, copiers) during the library's operating hours. Electronic resources are available 24/7 via the Library's website.
Alumni and community members have access to the library space, books, DVDs, and computers. See the computer use policy for more information.
The MCC Library has a particular interest in growing a group of library and reading enthusiasts at Manchester Community College.
Our social media supports the Library’s and College’s Missions and will comply with MCC policies and the student code of conduct; comments or posts that do not adhere to these may be removed without notice. Posts to library social media accounts are intended to inform, engage, and sustain our community: Manchester Community College students, alumni, and prospective students; faculty and staff; the greater academic community around the world; and our peers at other libraries.
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