COVID-19 Response and Reopening

For Staff

  • Flipster
    Read popular magazines through Flipster
  • New York Times
    Subscribe to the New York Times for free
  • Technology Lending
    Borrow iPads, Kindles, and DSLR cameras
  • Browsing Collection
    Relax with the latest bestsellers
  • KIC Scanner
    Scan large artwork, photos, documents and more

Newspapers and Magazines

Barber Library offers free online access to popular magazines and newspapers.

New York Times

All COCC Staff can subscribe to the New York Times for free. Subscriptions last for one year and can be renewed for as long as the staff member works for COCC.

Register for a NYT account »


EBSCOhost's Flipster offers the latest issues of these magazines:

  • The Atlantic
  • Discover
  • Forbes
  • Health
  • Money
  • The New Yorker
  • Poets & Writers
  • Popular Science
  • Runner's World
  • Science News
  • Time
  • The Writer's Digest

Download the Flipster app »

Popular Reads

The Browsing collection on the first floor of Barber Library contains both recent bestsellers and literary classics.

COCC Staff can also check out Kindles for a period of three weeks. Every Kindle provides access to the 100 eBooks in COCC's Kindle Library.

Photo of books in the Browsing section of Barber Library


Photo of an iPad air available through Barber Library


COCC staff can borrow any of Barber Library's circulating technologies for personal use.

  • iPads
  • Kindles
  • Cameras (including two Canon DSLRs)
  • Accessores like microphones, chargers, and flash drives

See all loanable technology »

Photo of the KIC BookEdge scanner in Barber Library


The KIC BookEdge scanner by the Reference Desk can perform high-resolution scans of documents up to 11"x17" and save them as...

  • Searchable PDFs
  • Rich Text Files (RTF)
  • Audio Files (MP3)
  • JPEGs and PNGs

See Scanning at the Library to learn more.

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