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Voter registration forms will be available in the library through October 8.

Quick Links

* 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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Search just the Martin Library shelves using the

 Library Catalog

(you can also expand your search to other community college libraries)


New Books

Book Cover: A Star is Bored by Byron Lane
Book Cover: The Switch by Beth O'Leary
Book Cover: The End of October by Lawrence Wright
Book Cover: The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate
Book Cover: The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
Book Cover: The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni
Book Cover: The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley
Book Cover: Sea Wife by Amity Gaige
Book Cover: Stranger in the Lake by Kimberly Belle
Book Cover: Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler
Book Cover: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
Book Cover: No Offense by Meg Cabot
Book Cover: Camino Winds by John Grisham
Book Cover: Murder at Ochre Courty by Alyssa Maxwell
Book Cover: Don't Make Me Think by Steve Krug
Book Cover: American Privacy by Frederick Lane
Book cover: Of Mutts and Men by Spencer Quinn
Book cover: If It Bleeds by Stephen King
Book cover: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Book cover: The College Fear Factor by Rebecca Cox
Book cover: Funds of Knowledge in Higher Education by Marquez & Rios-Aguilar
Book cover: Small Teaching by James M. Lang
Book cover: A Conspiracy of Bones by Kathy Reichs
Book cover: Learning from Each Other by Kozimor-King & Chin
Book cover: Teaching Across Cultural Strengths by Alicia Fedelina Chavez et al.
Book cover: Long Range by C.J. Box
Book cover: APA manual, 7th edition
Book cover: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

Chat is now available:

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


Book Club

Book cover Between the World and MeStudents!  Join the library's fall book discussion: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  Books are available in the library for check-out.  Book discussion will be held via Zoom later in the semester.


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.)
  • Students may video chat with a librarian in the Library Virtual Office in Moodle.  (Mon. - Thurs. 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Fri. 9:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm excluding holidays and breaks.)

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.)

Census Book Display

Answer the Census here!

Why does the Census Matter?

Census numbers affect services in your community such as:

  •  Head Start programs
  •  Health insurance for children
  •  Fire departments
  •  Free & reduced-price school lunch
  •  Roads & highways
  •  Representation in Congress

Be counted!