The WCCC Library website where you will find resources for your programs and courses. There are quick video tutorials for our resources and other useful information for students and faculty.
BOOKS, e-BOOKS, DIGITAL MAGAZINES/NEWSPAPERS:
MINERVA is the online catalog for books, DVDs, and videos available at WCCC Library and at over 60 participating libraries in Maine. Requests for available resources can be made through inter-library loan (ILL) by logging in to your Library Account (at the top right hand of the page). “Your Patron Barcode” is the 14-digit number on the back of your student ID/library card. (Contact the library if you do not have a library account set up yet).
Cloud Library is offered through Maine InfoNet Download and provides free online access to downloadable e-books and audio books. Cloud Library app is available from Google Play, Apple, Kindle Fire etc. so you can read and listen to books on any of your devices. Login with your Library Card barcode. (Contact the library if you do not have a library account set up yet).
Ebook Central offers a critical mass of more than 150,000 foundational scholarly ebooks with balanced quantity and quality to improve teaching, learning and research workflow and outcomes.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the most trusted source of news, commentary, trends, and data important to academe. Create an account and login with your WCCC email.
gives you access to popular magazines in digital form. Click on any title to read a magazine.
The Flipster app is available for download for both android and Mac.
Credo Reference provides access to the full text of subject-specific reference titles, dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopaedias, quotations and atlases from a wide variety of publishers.
Ebsco Academic Search Complete is a leading resource for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books and more.
ProQuest is a multidisciplinary set of databases for journals, magazines, and newspapers in multiple fields, from arts, literature, and social science to general reference, business, science, technology, and medicine.
Digital Maine Library (formerly Marvel!) is a virtual library, providing free access to thousands of online magazines, newspapers, and reference books for all Maine residents. The Digital Maine Library may be accessed from any where in Maine.
PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
ProDemand is the web version of Mitchell’s automobile repair and estimating software. Available only to students in the Automotive programs. (Ask your instructor about the login to ProDemand).
Study guides, flashcards, and study tools to prepare students for testing.
Academic Video Online is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary video subscription that supports the entire range of curriculuma and provides a vast database of film and video clips from documentary, newsreel, entertainment, and television sources.
Technical & Trade Videos from Films on Demand is a collection of online streaming videos includes a variety of subjects related to Technology and Trades, including: Automotive Technology, Building/Construction, Cosmetology, Computing technology, Welding, and much more!
Kanopy provides libraries access to one of the most unique collections of films in the world – including award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases.
NoodleTools is a web-based research service that helps students correctly cite sources in MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. NoodleTools takes care of punctuation, alphabetization and formatting, producing a polished source list for import into Word.
RECOMMENDED SEARCH ENGINES:
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
SweetSearch is a Search Engine for Students. It searches select Web sites evaluated and approved by research experts, librarians and teachers.