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Barber Library offers 100+ databases full of academically acceptable articles, eBooks, images, streaming videos, and more. Use the Resources by Subject guides to find the resources relevant to your assignments.
Have a specific database you want to use? Use the search bar at the top of A-Z Databases to find the link.
COCC students can download the free New York Times and Flipster apps to read current news and magazines. See Library Apps for instructions.
Books, DVDs, and More
Use the Barber Library & Summit Catalog to search the physical collections of COCC and 39 other academic libraries in the Pacific Northwest. You can request an item for delivery to any COCC campus, and it will arrive in 2-3 days.
Need a book or article that isn't in the catalog? Our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service can get you nearly any title from another library in the U.S.
At the Circulation Desk of the Barber Library in Bend, you can check out technology equipment to support your studies and hobbies.
- Chromebooks, iPads, Kindles, and DSLR cameras can be borrowed for 1 to 3 weeks.
- Graphing calculators and headphones can be borrowed for 3 hours to use within the library.
Use Library Spaces
Need to work on a group project? Barber Library has 14 group study rooms you can check out for 3 hours.
Computers, Printers, & Scanners
The first floor of Barber Library offers computer workstations, flatbed and ADF scanners, and laser printers you can use for your schoolwork.
The two computers at the Multimedia Center have special software like Photoshop and ArcGIS.
For more information, see Technology in the Library.
Get Help from Librarians
Have a quick question? The Ask a Librarian widget on every page of this website is a 24/7 chat service staffed by librarians worldwide.
For more extensive help with an assignment, Book a Librarian for a 30-minute consultation. Librarians can meet with you in person or over Skype.
To learn more about academic research, register for one of the Library Credit Classes. Taught by faculty librarians, these courses will help you develop skills that will be useful in every class you take at COCC and beyond.
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