COM Library is located in the Learning Resources Center, building 8. Our mission is to provide access to and delivery of college level sources and library instruction to students, faculty, and staff in support of the research and instructional mission of the College of the Mainland (COM).
The library provides access to the college level resources that your instructors love! Tens of thousands of books and eBooks, hundreds of thousands of articles, streaming media and primary sources that can even help you cite your sources, we can show you how! Here are some examples (login with your COM account off campus):
See more about all our collections.
Students can check out print books with their COM ID.
You can search OneSearch to see what is available. Books can be placed on hold. Check for your book at the Circulation Desk, It generally takes about one day.
Textbooks and other items that have been selected by your instructors and made available to you through COM Library. Use the textbook guide to see what is available. Textbooks can be checked out for library use only, but can be scanned for free.
We know it's hard work being a college student, so we've got some things to help you de-stress:
COM Library has places to read, research, write your paper, charge your devices, access Wi-Fi, get help, study, and de-stress. We have individual study carrels, study rooms tables and reading chairs throughout the library. There are collaborative spaces, tables, whiteboards and collaborative tech workstations. There is also a lab with printers, computers, Office, access to all our databases and staff to help you when you need it. Get the Details.
COM Library has seating designed for to reading, research, individual or collaborative study downstairs and in the Study Loft.
Study rooms, collaborative tech workstations and whiteboard stations can be reserved online.
It's true, you can access most COM Library resources at home!
The library provides access to great college level resources that your instructors love! Tens of thousands of books and eBooks, hundreds of thousands of articles, streaming media and primary sources that can even help you cite your sources, we can show you how!