Like CPCC Libraries on Facebook, Win a Kindle Fire!

As part of our celebration of National Library Week, we would like to give all CPCC students the opportunity to win a Kindle Fire! Simply like CPCC Libraries on Facebook and you will be entered into a drawing to win one of two Kindle Fires. Winners will be notified the week of April 20, 2015.

April 13, 2015

Apply Now for the Library Scholarship!

The Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for currently enrolled students pursuing a two-year degree at the Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC).   It is made possible through library fundraising projects.  The deadline for submitting an application for the scholarship is April 10, 2015.

To be eligible for the CPCC Library Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a full-time student, currently enrolled in 12 credit hours or more in an approved program leading to a two-year degree.
  • Must have completed at least one full-time semester at CPCC within the past two semesters, excluding the current semester, at the time of application and have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher from CPCC. A copy of your current transcript must be submitted with the application.
  • Submit a completed application with supporting documents.
  • Write an original 550 to 750 word essay on how the CPCC libraries have helped you achieve your educational goals thus far.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a CPCC faculty or staff member that you have known within the last two years.
  • Library employees, including work study students, are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Scholarships are awarded for one academic semester only; previous Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship winners may not reapply.

For more information about the scholarship program, visit http://www.cpcc.edu/library/scholarship.

March 6, 2015

Online Renewals Not Working

Online renewals of checked out items are not currently working. If you have items that you would like to renew, please feel free to call any of our campus libraries during regular library hours.

Central: 704-330-6884

Cato: 704-330-4818

Harper: 704-330-4418

Harris: 704-330-4618

Levine: 704-330-4212

Merancas: 704-330-4103

February 25, 2015

Freedom Summer Movie Screening, February 11

“Created Equal” is part of the Bridging Cultures initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), produced in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to encourage public conversations about the changing meanings of freedom and equality in America.

To support this endeavor, the CPCC Library is sponsoring a showing of “Freedom Summer.” This film is supported by NEH, and tells the remarkable story of individuals who challenged the social and legal status quo of deeply rooted institutions.

 ”Freedom Summer”
Introduction by Dr. Adolphus Belk, Winthrop University
Wednesday, February 11, 2015; 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Tate Hall, Overcash Building, CPCC Central Campus

February 9, 2015

Welcome to the 2015 Spring Semester!

Welcome to the 2015 spring semester!  Hopefully, you had a great winter break and are ready to get into the swing of things.  With the beginning of a new semester, we’d just like to take some time to remind you of a few of the services that the library has to offer, as well as highlight a few recent changes.

Books and More!

As always, the library wants to help out with your research and educational needs.  To that end, we provide access to a wide variety of resources, both in print and online.

To find out what books or DVDs are available in the library (or in electronic format), check out the online library catalog.

If you are looking for research articles or educational online videos, have a look at our Research Resources. Please note that this page was previously known as Research Databases. In addition to having a new name, it also has a new, cleaner look.

Need help using either one of these resources?  Don’t be afraid to Ask a Librarian!  Library staff are available to help in person, over the phone or online.

Study Space?  We Have That!

Need a quiet place to study?  All CPCC campus libraries have dedicated quite study spaces.  Additionally, Central, Cato and Levine campuses have study rooms available. You can book these study rooms yourself online. Book early though, as they tend to fill up pretty quickly!

Faculty Resources

We also offer a number of resources just for faculty.  Be sure to check out our Faculty Resources page to see what we can offer you.

We hope everyone has a great semester!

January 13, 2015

Fine Forgiveness Days at the Library

CPCC Libraries & SEANC presents Fine Forgiveness Days
Nov. 17 – Dec. 12, 2014
Bring in personal care products and/or non-perishable food items to get your fines waived. All items collected will be donated to the Battered Women Shelter.
How does it work?
3 items for fines between $1-$5
4 items for fines between $6-$10
6 items for fines $10 and above.
This excludes replacement fees for lost and damaged materials. All materials must be returned in good condition. Donations from those without fines are also welcomed.
Priority needs include: automatic dishwasher soap, cereal, crackers, dishes/bowls, toothpaste/brushes, coffee/coffee creamer, peanut butter/jelly, body lotion/bar soap, shower gel/body wash, juice boxes, pacifiers/towels, deodorant, canned pasta, tipper and gladware, and shampoo/conditioner.

December 2, 2014

Resource of the Month: Associates Programs Source Plus

Need to further investigate a welding process? Interested in finding out more about the latest hairstyle trends? Want to read about the latest opportunities in the paralegal field? Our Resource of the Month can help you with all of that and more! The CPCC Libraries featured resource of the month for November is  Associates Programs Source Plus.  Designed specifically for the research needs of two-year college students, Associates Programs Source Plus covers subjects as wide-ranging as: computer & data processing, CAD, cosmetology, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, law enforcement & criminal justice, paralegal studies, welding and dozens more equally varied areas of study.

Check out this resource today to see what it might have to offer you! VAST Academic Video Online may be accessed here or from the Research Databases section of the library website.

If you have any questions about the use of this database, please feel free to contact Doug Short.

November 12, 2014

Library Catalog is Now Working

Access to the library catalog, Encore, has been fully restored.

October 17, 2014

Library Catalog is Currently Down

The library catalog, Encore, is currently not working. This blog will be updated when access to it has been restored.

October 15, 2014

Apply Now for the Library Scholarship!

The Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for currently enrolled students pursuing a two-year degree at the Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC).   It is made possible through library fundraising projects.  The deadline for submitting an application for the scholarship is November 7, 2014.

To be eligible for the CPCC Library Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a full-time student, currently enrolled in 12 credit hours or more in an approved program leading to a two-year degree.
  • Must have completed at least one full-time semester at CPCC within the past two semesters, excluding the current semester, at the time of application and have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher from CPCC. A copy of your current transcript must be submitted with the application.
  • Submit a completed application with supporting documents.
  • Write an original 550 to 750 word essay on how the CPCC libraries have helped you achieve your educational goals thus far.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a CPCC faculty or staff member that you have known within the last two years.
  • Library employees, including work study students, are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Scholarships are awarded for one academic semester only; previous Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship winners may not reapply.

For more information about the scholarship program, visit http://www.cpcc.edu/library/scholarship.

October 7, 2014

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