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Welcome to the MCC Library Website: Home

The MCC Library supports teaching and learning and helps students succeed in college, careers, and life. Online library resources are available 24/7.

MCC Library is here to help you succeed!

Having trouble accessing library materials? Visit our troubleshooting page or ask us for help via chat, text, or email.

Feeling stressed or need a break? Find resources or try a virtual escape room in our Wellbeing guide, or check out our Staying Active at Home guide.

Online and on campus, we are a community! 

Check out our Recognizing COVID-19 Misinformation guide, which includes tips for having difficult conversations.

Life Hacks at the Library

Making College affordable with free and low-cost textbooks

NoLo (No Cost/Low Cost) textbooks are a great way to save money on the cost of college. Chat with Deb and Kristen to learn:

  • What No Cost/Low Cost textbooks are
  • How to find classes that use No Cost/Low Cost textbooks

Join us virtually or in-person:

November 4th @ 1pm

November 4th @ 5pm

Drop-in or signup for an email reminder here.

Just starting your research?

Try these sources.

Citing & avoiding plagiarism

Textbooks and OERs

Students, see which textbooks we have for in-library use, and search our catalog for older editions.

Also, see whether we have your course materials, search eBooks or use the MCC OneSearch box on this page to find articles. If your course is using open educational resources (OERs), there should be a link or readings in your Canvas course. If you need help, ask us! Want to know more about OERs? Visit the Open Textbook Alliance.

Faculty, consult the MCC Library's Open Educational Resources (OERs) toolkit to learn how to adopt/adapt OERs instead of expensive textbooks.

MCC COVID-19 Memory Project

The COVID-19 pandemic is a life-changing event for all members of the Manchester Community College community and for the institution itself. Researchers now and in the future will want to know how we responded, what we thought, and what we did during this time. To help the MCC Library preserve this history, we are inviting the MCC Community to share their reflections on COVID-19’s impact.

To contribute, please visit: http://bit.ly/mccmemory

MCC Library OneSearch

Find Books, eBooks + Articles

 

Choose just a few keywords such as GMO and food to express the main concepts of your research. Learn more about keywords.

MCC Librarians created a series of online guides to help you find, evaluate and use library and other resources. Click MCC Library Resources in the left menu in any Canvas course to see a research guide matched to your course (some non-research courses have the library homepage).

See all course and subject research guides, or visit one of our most popular guides:

MCC Library provides eBooks and print books to students, faculty and staff. Ask a librarian for help finding what you need.

With our Interlibrary loan service, we can also get books from other libraries. See the last tab on this box for more information.

MCC Library provides access to dozens of databases that contain journal articles, news articles, reports, research and more. If you need help searching for what you need, ask a librarian or see the Getting Started with Research guide.

Check if the MCC Library has access to a specific publication. Also, browse publications in a given subject area.

 
Search for Available Journals, Magazines and Newspapers
 
Are you looking for articles?  Do your search in the Library databases.

MCC Library can get articles or books from other libraries. It is easy and free!

If you find a book, DVD, or article somewhere else, please complete the MCC Interlibrary Loan request form. Never pay for full text on a website -- your library can request it for free.  Watch our how-to video to learn more. 

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If you find an article by searching in MCC Library databases and you see the message below in your search results, click on it to open a form that has the publication information already completed. All we will need is your contact information.

Whichever form you complete, we will request the materials from the other library and contact you when they arrive at MCC. Read more about ILL.

Read the News

Looking for local NH news and the Union Leader? Visit Newsbank.

Find out how to access other newspapers like the New York Times and Boston Globe on our YouTube channel.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Read Magazines with Flipster

Read magazines online or download the Flipster app for your device.

Browse the full collection of magazine titles

Contact a librarian

Make an appointment

Email Us

About the Library/Learning Commons

Center for Teaching & Learning

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 

Faculty Library Resources/Services

Faculty/Staff IT Help 

FAQs

Student IT Help

Library Hours: Fall 2021

The Library and Learning Commons spaces are open:

Day Time

Monday - Thursday

Friday

7:30 AM -  7 PM

7:30 AM - 6 PM

During the hours above we respond to email and phone messages, and you can drop in to ask for research help. 

MCC Library is open online 24/7. 

When classes are in session, chat & text are staffed 24/7 by librarians, including weekends & holidays (unless we're with a class; then just try back later).

 

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