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* The Research Companion has short videos about narrowing a topic, avoiding plagiarism, doing citations, and other writing topics.  It also contains the Revision Aid, which allows you to upload a paper and highlights certain problems in your writing.  Click on Use Information for the Revision Aid.  (For spelling and basic grammar issues, use spellcheck in Word instead.)

Assistive Devices in the Library

JAWS screen reader software is available in Study Room 1 in the library, and a Zoomtext Text Reader is available across the hall from the library in the Learning Lab.

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.


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New Books

Book Cover: 	Encyclopedia of Climate Change (3 vols.) by Salem Press
Book Cover: Principles of Botany by Salem Press
Book Cover: Principles of Modern Agriculture by Salem Press
Book Cover: 	Biomes and Ecosystems (4 vols.) by Salem Press
Book Cover: Sports Injuries Sourcebook by Omnigraphics
Book Cover: The Nature of Plants by Craig N. Huegel
Book Cover: Pests and Diseases by Andrew Halstead
Book Cover: Home Gardener's Garden Pests & Diseases Specialist Guide by David Squire
Book Cover: What's Wrong with My Plant? (and How Do I Fix It?) by David Deardorff & Kathryn Wadsworth
Book Cover: How to Get Rid of Garden Pests and Diseases by Andrew Mikolajski
Book Cover: Seacoast Plants of the Carolinas by Paul Hosier
Book Cover: Hartmann and Kester's Plant Propagation by Fred Davies, et al.
Book Cover: The Searcher by Tana French
Book Cover: The Flight Girls by Noelle Salazar
Book Cover: The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
Book Cover: Agency by William Gibson
Book Cover: Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
Book Cover: The Resisters by Gish Jen
Book Cover: Writers and Lovers by Lily King
Book Cover: Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
Book Cover: 12 Principles for Raising a Child with ADHD by Russell Barkley
Book Cover: Play-Based Interventions for Childhood Anxieties,by Athena Drewes & Charles Schaefer Fears, and Phobias by
Book Cover: Understanding ADHD by Anna Maria Re &  Agnese Capodieci
Book Cover: The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide by David Miklowitz
Book Cover: Vitamins and Minerals by Myrna Goldstein & Mark Goldstein
Book Cover: The Vaping Controversy by Laurie Hillstrom
Book Cover: The Vaccine Debate by Tish Davidson
Book Cover: Steroids and Doping in Sports by David Newton
Book Cover: Sexually Transmitted Diseases by Paul Quinn
Book Cover: Personality Disorders by Vera Maass
Book Cover: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Leslie Shapiro
Book Cover: The Praeger Handbook of Mental Health and the Aging Community by Doreen Maller & Kathy Langsam
Book Cover: Obesity by Christine Selby
Book Cover: Mastering Menopause by Deborah Merrill
Book Cover: Internet Addiction by Kathryn Vercillo
Book Cover: Gender Ambiguity in the Workplace by Alison Fogarty & Lili Zheng
Book Cover: Depression by Romeo Vitelli
Book Cover: Food Allergies and Sensitivities by Alice Richer
Book cover: Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities by Denis Anson
Book Cover: Addictions by Frances Frankenburg
Book Cover: What You Need to Know about Diabetes by Tish Davidson

Chat is now available:

After-hours Chat is available:

Monday - Friday: 5:00 pm to 8:00 am

Saturday & Sunday 8 am - midnight

Get help from a librarian with finding journal articles and ebooks, creating citations and other research needs.

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 15,500 books and about 2,000 audiovisual items, primarily audio books and DVDs. 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 paper is also digitized through 1942 (missing 1916 and 1920) and accessible on our Local History Room web page.
  • Local History Room, including the Easter Rogerson Mizell Family Collection of genealogy
  • The College Archives

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.
  • Gale databases, a collection of 53 databases covering a variety of subjects and containing journal articles, newspaper and magazine articles, ebooks and more.
  • Credo Reference, a collection of over 800 electronic specialized encyclopedias and other reference books


Fall & Spring Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:  8 am - 7 pm

Friday:  8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday & Sunday

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

Get Help from the Library

  • Visit us in Building 2 during library hours
  • Call us during library hours at: 252-789-0238
  • E-mail us during library hours at:
  • Use the chat box after hours.  (Chat is available Mon. - Fri. 5 pm to 8 am & Sat. and Sun. 8 am to midnight.)
  • Library Virtual Office in Moodle.  Students may video chat with a librarian. Call or e-mail us for an appointment.  We can usually help you right away.

Student Study Rooms

seven abstract cartoon figures seated around a tableNeed a quiet place to study or a place to meet for a group project?  Our student study rooms in the library are equipped with a computer with Internet access, Microsoft Office 2016, and printing capability.  Stop by or call the library to sign up.  (Also available for faculty use.)