Distance Learning Library Services

  • Every MxCC student is enrolled in the Blackboard course “MxCC Research Help.” Here you will links to research guides, tutorials, and more.
  • You can do your own research at home! We offer remote access to full-text electronic books and article databases on our website and in our research guides.
  • The Middletown campus library is home to many great books, DVDs, CDs, videos, reference materials, magazines, journals, microforms, and course reserves. As an online student, you have the same borrowing privileges as on-ground students. Although we cannot mail items to your house, if you give us a call (860.343.5830), we will hold them for pick-up for 48 hours.
  • We offer online and in-person reference assistance. Go to our Help with your Research page for online  research guides, citation and writing style guides, and more. You can also contact us via email and phone (860.343.5830).
  • Information for Faculty

Information Literacy Instruction

Librarians are available to conduct instruction at the request of MxCC faculty. We offer a range of instruction options, including:

  • Classroom instruction: Held in the library classroom (hands-on) or your regularly scheduled classroom. Call 860.343.5830 to discuss with a librarian, or submit a request online.

    Information Literacy Instruction Request

    Please allow 5-10 days to process your request. A librarian will contact you to confirm the date, time, and other pertinent information. If you have any questions, contact the library at mx-library@mxcc.edu or 860-343-5830.

    General Information

    Maximum size 10MB

    Session Customization

    Below is a list of modules we can cover in a library instruction session - simply select the ones you’d like us to cover. If you’re not sure what’s right for your class, leave this section blank and a librarian will contact you to discuss.

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  • One-on-one instruction: If a student needs additional support, you may want to encourage them to call to schedule an appointment with one of the MxCC librarians.
  • Also refer to our Information Literacy Toolkit  for more information about Information Literacy at MxCC, and instruction tips and tricks.

Language Services

  • The Library has  language CDs in English, Spanish, French, Italian and Chinese which may be checked out.
  • We also have Rosetta Stone software (Italian, French and Spanish) installed on computers in Rooms 707, 708, and 709. Ask for login information and headsets at the front desk.

Library Liaisons

Librarian liaisons are designated as the primary communication link between the library and faculty members of their assigned departments/programs. Librarian liaisons assist with the development, management, evaluation, and promotion of the library collections in assigned subject areas; and provide specialized services such as creating customized research guides and class presentations, developing collection reports, creating displays, and more for their assigned departments/programs. Please contact Lan Liu for general requests and the librarian liaison of your department/program for Library Purchase Suggestions.

Library Purchase Suggestion

Fill out the form below to let us know the new titles you would like us to purchase for the library collections. Please contact the library (860.343.5830, mx-library@mxcc.edu) if you have any questions.

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Page last updated: 2013-11-04