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Overview of library resources.

 

Library closed?  No problem.  You can chat with a librarian for help with searching for books in the online library catalog,  NCLive or other databases, citations, or other research questions.

Chat is available:

Monday - Friday:  5:00 pm - 8:00 am

Saturday & Sunday:  8:00 am - midnight

 

Get Help from the Library

You can get help almost 24/7 in several ways:

  • Visit us in Building 2 during library hours
  • Call us during library hours at: 252-789-0238
  • E-mail us during library hours at: mcclibrary.help@martincc.edu
  • Use the chat box in the left column of this page.  (Chat is available Mon. - Fri. 5 pm to 8 am & Sat. and Sun. 8 am to midnight.)

New Books

Click on the New Books and DVDs tab above for a complete list of our new items.

Moments from Martin's History

During our 50th anniversary year, we will be featuring photographs and articles about the history of Martin Community College.  Click on the Local History Room tab for more from the College Archives.

Cosmetology students from the past

Cosmetology students from a bygone era.

Martin Technical Institute Catalog 1970-72

Our Mission

Our Mission:  The purpose of the Learning Resources Center (Library) is to support the Philosophy, Mission, and Goals of Martin Community College and to enhance the teaching/learning process through provision of adequate, current resource collections in formats consistent with prevailing technologies; provision of access to the collections of other libraries; provision of instruction in the use of resources to enable patrons to function in an information-driven society; and promotion of life-long learning opportunities.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:

8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Friday:  8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday & Sunday

(Hours vary during breaks, holidays and summer semester.)

Library Catalog

Student Study Room

seven abstract cartoon figures seated around a tableNeed a quiet place to study or a place to meet for a group project?  Our student meeting room in the library is equipped with a computer with Internet access, Microsoft Office 2013, printing capability and JAWS screen reader software.  Stop by or call the library to sign up.  (Also available for faculty use.)

Assistive Devices in the Library

JAWS screen reader software is available on the study room computer in the library, and a Zoomtext Text Reader is available across the hall from the library in the Learning Lab.

Library Collections and Services

The MCC Library serves the student body, faculty, and staff of the college and the citizens of Martin, Washington and Bertie counties. Twenty-three public access computers are available for library visitors. 

Collections in the Library include over 17,000 books, about 1,500 audio books, and a growing DVD collection. Special collections include:

  • Microfilm copies of the local newspaper, The Enterprise (1901-present), as well as microfilm copies of census and court records for Martin County and adjoining counties.
  • The Easter Rogerson Mizell Family Collection of genealogy
  • The North Carolina Collection

Online sources include:

  • NC LIVE, which provides online access to complete articles from thousands of newspapers, journals, and magazines, several collections of ebooks, audiobooks that can be downloaded to your smart phone or tablet, and images and videos.
  • Credo Reference, which is a collection of over 1,200 electronic specialized encyclopedias and other reference books