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COCC Barber Library Tour

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Take a tour of the beautiful Barber Library in Bend!

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How to Become a Community Patron

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Learn how to sign up for a community patron account at Barber Library.


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Picking Your Topic IS Research!

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Picking and adjusting your topic is an integral part of the research process! (From NCSU Libraries)

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How to Choose Keywords

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This video explains how to choose keywords for database searching. (From McMaster Libraries)

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Evaluating Internet Sources

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Learn what to look for in a website to know that it has quality information. (From CSM Library)

Library Services


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All About Library Fines
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Learn about the types of fines at Barber Library and how to pay them.

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All About Renewals
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Learn how to renew checked out items in your library account.


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All About Course Reserves
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Learn about the course reserves service at Barber Library.

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How to Request Library Items for Delivery
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Learn how to request library items for delivery to Redmond, Prineville, or Madras.

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How to Request Items through Summit
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Learn how to request items from other Pacific Northwest institutions through Summit.

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How to Request Items through ILL
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Learn about Interlibrary Loan (ILL) at COCC.