For Staff

Newspapers and Magazines

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

New York Times & Wall Street Journal

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


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

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

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Popular Reads, Graphic Novels, Games and Puzzles

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

In this area, you'll also find graphic novels, games and puzzles to check out. 

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.

  • Laptops
  • 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.