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Helpful Library Links
Smarthinking Tutoring Services
Smarthinking is a tutoring service available 24/7 for CPTC students. The live on-demand service is free, and tutoring services include: math, science, business, writing, Nursing and Allied Health, computers & technology, and so much more.
CPTC Tutoring Services
CPTC offers tutoring on campus for English and math. Check out the current semester's tutoring schedule at this link.
Ask a Librarian
Live chat with a Librarian 24/7 or submit any questions you have to the CPTC Library staff.
Online Library Orientation
- Online Library Catalog
- The online library catalog lets users search the CPTC collection which includes physical items, eBooks, streaming videos, articles, and more.
- Borrowing Policies
- Books may be checked out for 2 weeks. You can check out up to 5 items at a time. Your CPTC ID is required. For more information, ask a librarian.
- Discover GALILEO
- GALILEO is a virtual library of databases, giving you access to articles, photos, videos, eBooks, and more. Use your CPTC email address and password to sign on using OpenAthens for access off campus.
- LibGuides are webpages created by librarians. Each guide has links to books, articles, and websites on specific topics.
- Students receive 150 free pages per semester for printing. Add funds to your account in the book store.
- Reset your password in the CPTC Library. A photo ID is required.