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Library Services: HOME

A guide to library resources at Coastal Pines Technical College

CPTC Library Services' physical locations are closed due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. 

Library Staff are available during this time through 24/7 Chat, phone, and email

You can find access to a number of online informational resources for your courses through our LibGuides, eBooks, and through databases in GALILEO

Live Chat with a Librarian 24/7

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Smarthinking - Free, live, 24/7 online tutoring for CPTC students

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Live chat with a librarian 24/7.

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LibGuides are designed by librarians to guide your research.

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We have eBooks! Download to your device or read online.

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Need help? Schedule an appointment with a librarian.

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Check out our McNaughton bestsellers for leisure reading.

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Library Services supports your academic, cultural and lifelong learning needs.

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CPTC Libraries have board games and puzzles.

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Recommend materials for our libraries.


OpenAthens provides secure access to CPTC GALILEO resources through single sign-on when users are off campus.

CPTC students, faculty, and staff will use their full CPTC email address and password to log into GALILEO

GALILEO is still accessible on campus without having to log in. 

For more information, visit the OpenAthens LibGuide.

Virtual Book Display poster with a stack of books saying virtual book displayThe June Virtual Book Display is for the True Crime obsessed! Check out ebooks, podcasts, and other resources to feed your need.