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Library Resources and Services for Online Learning

The MCC Libraries are here to support students and faculty during the transition to a remote learning environment. Use the tabs on this guide for information about resources and services the MCC Libraries are providing. Please visit the MCC Library Homepage for access to all of our resources.

If you have any difficulty accessing resources or if you have any other questions, please contact us.

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Instructional Opportunities

If you're a professor moving your course online, consider partnering with MCC Libraries:

  • Add a librarian to your Blackboard course

  • Ask a librarian to teach a library instruction session through Blackboard Collaborate

  • Ask a librarian to create a course guide

  • Assign your students to watch a film available through one of our streaming services, such as Kanopy, Films on Demand, AVON, and PBS Video.

  • Increase your students' research skills by assigning one of our library tutorials

  • Find information about Open Educational Resources (OER) you can add to your course

Contact your Library Liaison  to discuss how we can help you!

Online Teaching Resources

Off Campus Access to Library Resources


Video Button: Library Login from Off Campus - MCCLibVids FAQ

Students use their A# and a library password  (usually their birthday in a  MMDDYYYY format - ie . 03162001)

Make sure you enter a capital "A" for your A#.

Faculty use MCC username or library barcode together with their library password.

Faculty and staff who need a library account, please email

Online Materials and Tools

The MCC Libraries have plenty of digital materials available for you to use remotely.

  • Research and Course Guides- Created by MCC Librarians and tailored to your course, these guides to help you find the best databases and resources as well as provide search tips and tools.

  • MCC Search- Search the majority of library resources in one search. Use the search box to find sources such as popular and scholarly articles and streaming videos. Use the filters on the left side of the screen to find limits such as Full-Text, source type and date range.

  • Article & Research Databases -  Access to journal articles, magazines, newspapers, video, and more. 

  • E-books and e-textbooks - See e-books and e-textbooks page on this guide.

  • eJournals Search for journals accessible to MCC students, faculty and staff by title, subject or ISSN.

  • Streaming Media - Search Films on Demand, Kanopy or PBS Video for streaming video options. See the Streaming Media page on this guide for more information. 

Have other remote needs? New ideas for how the Libraries can help you off-campus? Contact your personal librarian or email

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