Student Computer Lab
Located on the upper (third) floor, the Library Computer Lab has 30 computers available for use by currently registered student. The lab is equipped with PC compatible/Windows computers.
Public Use Computers
The Library also provides three computers for public (non-student) access. You must check in at the Circulation Desk before use. No ID is required. These computers are provided to the public with the expectation that users have a basic understanding of both computer software and the internet. The public access computers are stationed in the Library Lounge, a community space where conversation and interaction are encouraged. Please read a more thorough description of our Public Computer Guidelines (.doc 40KB).
The entire campus, including the library, is now equipped to provide wireless access to all students, as well as to guests. If you have problems accessing wireless service please ask the library staff for assistance.
Laptops & iPads
Students may check out laptops in the Library for in-house use (limited take-home use is also available). iPads are currently reserved for class instruction only. Ask at the Circulation Desk for details.
Library Learning Commons
The Library Learning Commons is located on the upper (third) floor of the Library. This open study area offers a casual, collaborative learning space complete with mobile white boards, a Mediascape station and on-site tutoring assistance, not to mention an incredible view. For more information, inquire at the Circulation Desk.
Students and faculty may reserve our Mediascape collaborative workstation located in the Library Learning Commons on the upper (third) floor. The Mediascape workstation allows up to 4 laptop computers to be simultaneously connected to a large screen monitor. Each laptop can easily display its active screen to the monitor at the push of a button, making this a great group study tool. Connections are VGA, and user instructions are posted at the station.
The Mediascape station is available on a "first come, first served" basis and users are required to check in with library staff at the Circulation Desk prior to use. Advance reservation is not necessary, but the Mediascape may be reserved up to one week in advance if a specific day/time is desired. Mediascape use is limited to 3 hours per day (total) per person/group.
Semi-private study rooms are available to CCC students and staff during regular library hours. Use of study rooms is on a "first come, first served" basis and users are required to check in with library staff at the Circulation Desk prior to occupancy. Advance reservation is not necessary, but rooms may be reserved up to one week in advance if a specific day/time is desired. Rooms use is limited to 3 hours per day (total) per person/group.
Drinks with lids are fine, but NO FOOD in the study rooms. (You may eat in the Library Lounge.) Library staff reserves the right to ask any user to vacate the room for any reason.
The Chart Room is located on the upper (third) floor in the Northwest corner of the library. A user pass is required (ask at circulation desk).
The Desdemona Room is located on the main (second) floor in the Northeast corner of the library. A user pass is required (ask at circulation desk).
The Portway Room is located on the main (second) floor in the Northwest corner of the library. A user pass is required (ask at circulation desk).
Media equipment such as VCRs and DVD players, televisions, and headphones are available for student use. The media room is set up expressly as a quiet space for viewing class materials and library permanent reserve media items. This room is available and open for use any time the library is open. Check in at the front circulation counter.