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Library Services encompasses the Library and audiovisual materials and equipment. Library staff members are available to help students and faculty as well as members of the community with library needs. The Library is open from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday through Thursday and from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Friday.
A wide variety of library resources is available to support the curriculum programs of the College. The 28,110 book collection includes current reference materials, college transfer, technical and vocational materials and an extensive paperback collection. Approximately 150 periodicals and newspapers are received throughout the year. Patrons are welcome to recommend materials for purchase.
Audiovisual materials, including video cassettes & DVD's, are available for classroom instruction. Audiovisual equipment is maintained in most of the classrooms on campus. Equipment is available in the Library for viewing audiovisual materials. The on-line card catalog iLink provides easy access to Library materials and makes the check-out process smooth, quick and accurate.
Additional library resources include Interlibrary Loan through the On-Line Computer Library Center (OCLC) and Community College Libraries in North Carolina (CCLINC). Computers are available for Internet research, including NC LIVE. Through its many databases, NC LIVE provides access to full-text articles from over 18,000 magazines and newspapers from 18 vendors. It also provides access to over 29,000 electronic books, 1,000 audio books, and 400 videos. Remote access to NC LIVE is also available to MTCC patrons.
Facts on File offers Issues and Controversies as well as Bloom's Literary Reference Online and SIRS Knowledge Sources (Researcher, Renaissance, and Government Reporter) are accessible on the library computers, distance learning (Blackboard and Moodle) or by passwords for off-site locations (available from the circulation desk).