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Am I eligible?

Am I eligible? Access to Library electronic resources is granted only for currently registered students, active staff and faculty. 
Please read the eligibility for the library electronic resources.
Access to Library electronic resources expires on the date on which you cease active enrollment or employment with the college.

If you are currently taking a class and you still have an issue in logging in, please email to with your name and your 900 number.

Remote Access to Library Databases

When you are off-campus and use library databases or Smart Search, you will be prompted to log in through  the Microsoft sign-in followed by the MyCCBC sign-in.

[1] When you get prompted for the Microsoft sign-in, please use your CCBC email. If you are a student, use your CCBC student email as shown below.

Microsoft 365 Sign-in Page


[2] Then, when you are redirected to the MyCCBC sign-in, please use your CCBC username (not your email address).

Access issue on "My Library Account"

When you have trouble logging in to "My Library Account" and get an error message saying "unable to identify you via campus identification", it could be one of three causes as follows:

[Cause 1] You might have used the full email address. Please make sure that you use the college username without the email part: "".

[Cause 2] There might be a temporary communication issue between the library system and the college system during the authentication process. Please wait a little and try again.

[Cause 3] If the problem persists and you have no issues with other college systems such as myCCBC, Brightspace or MS Office 365, it is more likely your account information missing in the library system. You need to report your log-in problem here, and then we will try to resolve your issue as soon as possible.


EZproxy error

If you see an error message similar to the following:

AADSTS50105: Your administrator has configured the application EZProxy ('37f7ca43-c665-4d9e-9e99-bc724c9984ba') to block users unless they are specifically granted ('assigned') access to the application. The signed in user '' is blocked because they are not a direct member of a group with access, nor had access directly assigned by an administrator. Please contact your administrator to assign access to this application.


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Switching between accounts

If you are trying to use the library databases remotely, you may find that your browser has saved your credentials from an existing personal account and will attempt to log into that account automatically. You need to switch to your CCBC account.

[1] If you are already logged into your personal account, click your photo or name icon in the upper right corner. Click Sign Out.

[2] Click Switch to a different account. Use your CCBC email address (