Barber Library Resources

Get your research started using Barber Library resources–regardless of where you attend classes!
Protip: You will be asked for your 820# and last name, even when using Prineville campus computers!

Books, Articles, DVDs, Technology, Images, Music, Audio Books, Course Materials–there are so many items available at the library that can be accessed immediately right from your computer or can be requested sent directly to your campus!

Interlibrary Loan Services (ILL)–the Barber Library owns thousands of items, but we can’t own everything! Can’t find what you’re looking for? Fear not! We can request the item be sent directly to your campus from libraries all over the world! Create an ILL account today using your COCC network username and password!

Reference Services–Even if you’re not on campus, you have access to the knowledge of COCC’s librarians 24/7! You can email or phone us when we’re open, or speak with a live librarian regardless of the hour using our chat service. We can assist you in coming up with a research topic, fine tuning your keywords, crafting those pesky citations, etc.

Where can you find all these amazing resources? Start at the Barber Library website:

Unlike Google, where you have one search bar to find everything Google has to offer, you have to go to different places to find different things. It can be helpful as it will immediately give you more precise results, but it also can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to begin! Here’s a quick guide to get you started:

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For your BA101 assignment, click on the Resources by Subject icon and find the link for Business, Aviation, and Hospitality to see databases picked by librarians specifically for your subject! We’ll be exploring several of these databases in today’s activity.


<<return to the BA101 Instructional Session
proceed to Searching Techniques tutorial for BA101>>

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