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Overview of library resources.

 

The library will close at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and remain closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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

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

 

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

 

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 at: https://www.digitalnc.org/newspapers/the-enterprise-williamston-n-c/
  • 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 1,200 electronic specialized encyclopedias and other reference books
 

 

Visit the library's new charging bar.

A great place to study!

Charging bar

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: mcclibrary.help@martincc.edu
  • Text us at 252-802-6116 (answers within 24 hours)
  • Use the chat box below after hours.  (Chat is available Mon. - Fri. 5 pm to 8 am & Sat. and Sun. 8 am to midnight.)

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.)

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.)

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.