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Library 101 For Students: Online Services

A short introduction to the CCBC Libraries

Library Chat

Use LibraryCHAT for 24/7 help with research, citations, or any other question you might have.

Look for the Ask Now Chat Bubble on the right side of the screen

LibraryChat Ask Now logo

You can also contact the library by filling out our contact form on the Staff Directory Page.

You can also schedule a one-on-one RAP session with a librarian. Just fill out the form and a librarian will meet with you online for research and citation help.

Don't forget the Student Success Centers are available thorough email too:,,,

You can also work with the Writing Center online. Connect with the Online Writing Lab for guidance and help with your writing assignments.

Library Resources

Search for eBooks here, and Streaming Videos here.

Don't forget you can also use SmartSearch to look for journal articles, newspaper articles, and magazine articles.


Take a look at our guide on Adjusting Your Study Habits During Covid-19. This guide provides strategies for staying organized and staying on-task with online, hybrid, and remote classes.

Newspapers and Magazines

Decorative imageAccess Newspapers like The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and more, online! Check out US Newsstream and click on U.S. Major Dailies. You can also read the Baltimore Sun online!

You can also check out some magazines through Flipster! If you are looking for a specific magazine email us at

Online Readiness

Smart Search

How to Find eBooks