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Welcome to the Tri-C Library
LIBRARY HOURS
Monday-Thursday - 8am-8pm
Friday-Saturday - 9am-2pm
Closed Sunday

CHAT WITH US - To access the Chat with a Librarian service from off campus

EMAIL US - Most questions are answered within one working day

FINDING BOOKS

Tri-C's Library Catalog - Search for materials at Metro, Eastern, and Western campus libraries.

OhioLINK Library Catalog - Search for materials to borrow from academic libraries in Ohio.

EBSCO Book Collection (formerly NetLibrary) - "The collection includes thousands of titles purchased by OhioLINK, plus thousands of public-domain e-books. Users can preview an e-book online, peruse a page, read each page in depth, jump to specific chapters or pages, or use links in the Table of Content or Index to go directly to specific chapters of interest. Every word in every book is searchable. This collection operates on the library check-out model, where readers check out e-books for a specified amount of time. "

EBL - Ebook Library - Tri-C currently has access to dozens of E-books that cover a wide range of subjects (including some fiction).

OhioLINK Electronic Book Center - The Scholarly & Reference E-Book Collection contains electronic books purchased by Ohio academic libraries.

WorldCat - Browse this catalog of books and other materials held by libraries worldwide.

Oxford Reference Online- Brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest and most trusted reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource.

Safari Tech Books Online Electronic - Books in computer science, information technology, and related fields. Includes or has links to full text.

Cleveland Public Library

Cuyahoga County Public Library

Westlake Porter Public Library

Medina County Public Library

Suggestions - Is there a book, journal, cd, dvd, or other item that you would like to see in the Tri-C Libraries? Fill out our request form for consideration.

FINDING ARTICLES

Starting Points

Academic Search Complete - Access to a broad range of general interest and scholarly articles.

Current Topics Resources
The Plain Dealer - Cleveland's daily newspaper.

Ohio Newspapers - Five online full-text Ohio newspapers, including The Blade, Cincinnati Post, Columbus Dispatch, Dayton Daily News, and The Plain Dealer.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.

SIRS Issues Researcher - pros and cons on today's complex social issues.

Issues & Controversies - Great resource for understanding today's major news topics.

ProCon.org - Research and arguments for and against contemporary issues.

World News Digest - Easy to use resource for global news.

CQ Researcher - original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues shaping our world.

Articles and Databases

Articles by Subject - access to article resources for all disciplines taught at the College.

Databases - Alphabetic listing of all available databases.

EJC Electronic Journal Center - OhioLINK's collection of full-text research journals.

Electronic Journal Finder - The OhioLINK Electronic Journal Finder is a list of full text journals found in OhioLINK databases. Use the Finder if you are looking for a particular article or journal and want to know if it is available online.

VISIT FULL SITE - Additional resources available on our full website


How to Reach Us
East Campus Library
Circulation - 216-987-2085
Reference* - 216-987-2088
Metro Campus Library
Circulation - 216-987-3262
Reference* - 216-987-3262
West Campus Library
Circulation - 216-987-5410
Reference* - 216-987-5416
Westshore Campus Library
Circulation - 216-987-3888
Reference* - 216-987-3916
*Reference Librarians are available in-person and by phone all times the library isopen.