Collections

The Library has a variety of materials in its collections including books, audiobooks, videos, periodicals and more. The number of online journals, ebooks and streaming videos has increased dramatically. Most of the items are listed in the Library's online catalog. Materials are arranged on the shelves according to the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system.

Following the Collection Development Guidelines and through the library liaison program, the Library continuously to develop the collections to support the College curriculum.

Collection highlights

    • Online collections

      The Library subscribes to over 100 online databases that cover a wide range of subjects and in different formats including:

      • Articles from journals, magazines and newspapers, e.g. Academic Search Premier, JSTOR, ProQuest Research Library
      • ebooks online books read using a computer or mobile device, e.g. ProQuest ebook Central, Safari Books Online
      • Specialized encyclopedias and dictionaries e.g. Credo Reference, Gale Virtual Reference Library, CQ Researcher
      • Streaming videos closed-captioned online videos, e.g. Films on Demand, Kanopy Streaming Media
      • Digital images e.g. AP Images, ARTStor
    • Print Collection
      • General books on all subjects 
      • Reference specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, and more. For library use only
      • Children's
      • Vocational career guides and testing preparation books
      • McNaughton popular fiction and nonfiction books
    • Media Collection