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Overview of library resources.

Welcome to the Martin Community College Library

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.

NC Live

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NC Live recently updated their home page.  On the new NC Live home page, you will need to click on Browse All (A - Z) and scroll down to find databases such as ProQuest Central and ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health.
When using NC Live off campus you must log in with your BlackBoard login
or your library card number. 
Call the library if you need assistance.



You can chat with a North Carolina librarian almost 24/7, whether the library at Martin is open or not. Ask NCknows librarians can assist you with searching for books in the online library catalog,  NCLive, or other reference questions.

Library Summer Hours

Monday - Wednesday:  8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Thursday:  8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Closed Fridays and Weekends

New Books

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

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.

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.)

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