This is the "Library Basics" page of the "First-Year Experience" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content
Middlesex Community College Home PageAboutAcademicsAdmissionsWorkforce TrainingStudent LifeFinancial AssistanceMy MCCRegistrationDirectoryGive to MCCContact UsMCC Library

First-Year Experience  

Welcome to the FYE LibGuide. Here you will find links to important library resources related to the topics you're exploring in your FYE classes.
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Library Basics Print Page

The Librarians

Ellen Royalty - Coordinator of Public Services BedfordDonna Maturi - Coordinator Public Services Lowell


Ellen Royalty-Coordinator of Public Services-Bedford Campus

Donna Maturi-Coordinator of Public Services-Lowell Campus

Start your research here!

  • Click here!
    Click on the "Research Guides" tab on the library homepage. It will take you to a guide just for your topic.

What are databases all about?

Library databases contain articles that are written by professionals and scholars in many fields.  You will definitely want to use the databases for research for your classes.  This is a link to all of our databases.

In the library you can........

  • work
  • ask
  • relax
  • browse
  • print
  • use a computer
  • use a scanner
  • get answers
  • get help finding articles, books, websites for assignments
  • get help with citations
  • find your friends and do some group work too
  • get books & films for fun and for school (from this library and from other libraries)

What can I borrow from the library?


We have print books for research and popular fiction and non-fiction.

Reserve books-We have some textbooks for class to be used in the library.

E-books-We have books you can read on your computer or download to an e-reader.


We have DVDs of popular movies as well documentary video for research and classes.

You will need a library card to check out books and DVDs, stop by the circulation desk to get a card. You will need your A# and some form of identification.

No library card is needed to access library databases and e-books


How to Reach Us

Suggestions Bedford 781-280-3705 Lowell 978-656-3005


Computers & printing?

All library computers are attached to a networked printer.  Printing is free.

We have wi-fi so you can use your laptop but wireless printing is not available.


Ask us a Question!

Click on the “Chat is Online” button to chat with a librarian.


Click on the “Chat is Online” button above to chat with a librarian.

or search the FAQ. Additionally our reference team is available through email at
If closed, a library staff member will respond when we re-open.

Bedford Campus Library, Bld. #1A (Academic Resources) Phone 781 280-3708
Lowell Campus Library, Federal Bldg. (50 Kearney Sq.) Phone 978 656-3004
Summer Semester Hours: M-Fri 8:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M. Closed Sat and Sun.

MCC Copyright Policy

FacebookTwitterYouTubeBlogAlumniCommunityCurrent StudentsDonorsFaculty & StaffEmployersParents & FamilyProspective StudentsDisclosure InformationAccreditationMaps and DirectionsContact/Request Information

Loading  Loading...