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Library Access

Remote (Off-Campus) Access:

Students/Faculty: use BCCC Network Login – 

enter your network (Blackboard) username and current password.

Library Patrons: use Library Card Number 

 enter your full library card number.

Hoopla: Digital Media

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by our library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily.

National Hispanic American Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15)

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society. Visit the collection here.

Credo Reference (Infobase)

A virtual reference collection including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, images, audio files, and videos in a wide expanse of subject areas.  Credo promotes knowledge building, problem solving and critical thinking to give people the information skills necessary for success throughout their academic, professional and personal lives.

ProQuest Central

A comprehensive and multidisciplinary research database with content covering business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and more. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, trade and professional titles, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, case studies, and market reports all together on a powerful, user-friendly platform.

Films on Demand (Infobase)

Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.

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ProQuest Ebook Central

What if you could offer an ebook experience that’s intuitive for you and your patrons? What if you could manage all aspects of your collection — discovery, selection, acquisition, administration, and reporting — all on one platform? And what if that platform provided access to more than a million ebooks, with 100,000 new titles added each year? It’s all possible with Ebook Central from ProQuest. Includes scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, as well as general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills. 

EBSCOhost: CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Database of nursing and allied health journals with additional materials that include nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheets, audiovisuals, and continuing education modules.

Dogwood Digital Library (OverDrive & Libby)

Borrow thousands of popular fiction and non-fiction e-books, e-audiobooks, and magazines. This is a shared collection of items from many North Carolina community college libraries. These items may be downloaded to most computers and mobile devices. To access: Click "Sign In" then "Beaufort County Community College" and enter BCCC credentials. Download the Libby app to read/listen on mobile devices.

Research & Instruction Appointments