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Juneteenth Holiday Closure

Cecil College will close on Saturday, June 17, 2023 at 5:00 pm and reopen on Tuesday, June 20 at 8:00 am.

Go Green/July Holiday Closure

Cecil College will close as part of our Go Green Initiative at 10:00 pm on Friday, June 30, 2023, and reopen at 8:00 am on Monday, July 10.

For information about available courses, visit

If you are a returning student, you can visit the Registration tab to register for your courses.

Barnes & Noble College Bookstore’s First Day® Complete program starts with the Fall 2023 semester. Visit for more information. If you have questions, please contact your bookstore team at (410) 287-5436 or


Features include the ability to search for books and articles from EBSCO Academic Search Complete at the same time, as well as being able to limit your search by item type (DVDs, print books, e-books, etc.)  Recent additions to the collection are highlighted on the main page as well.  Need assistance with the new catalog?  Call 410-287-1005 or email
Use the online catalog to locate print books, electronic books, DVDs, and select journal articles.  You can search by keyword ("all fields"), title, author, or subject.  You can also renew your materials, put materials on hold and search for materials placed on Reserve for your classes.  Electronic books are available to read online, take notes, and print pages.  


Journal, magazine and newspaper articles can be located using the databases.  The library subscribes to a variety of databases that cover a wide range of subjects.  In addition to the traditional databases, the library also subscribes to e-references that contain reports, encyclopedia articles, articles from other reference books, videos, maps, images, paintings, and standardized test preparation materials.

Need help?  Check out numerous video tutorials on searching in the databases.

Subject Guides

Covering everything from Biology to Western History, these subject guides pull together only the best resources for each specific course.  Take the guesswork out of research and find everything from the best books, to the best databases to search, to citation help for each one of your classes!


Need help with your research?  Consult these short tutorials, which are videos and self-paced modules, to help answer the most common questions about using the library's resources.

Have a suggestion for a new tutorial, or a question that hasn't been answered?  Contact the librarians at





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Top Ten Tips

Check out our Top Ten Pro Tips for using the library to get the most out of your library experience!

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The Writing Center

Check out our new Writing Center Subject Guide for helpful resources and information on how to get help from The Writing Center tutors! 

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Textbooks on Reserve

Students:  Need a textbook?  Can't afford it?  Check the library.
We have many textbooks on Reserve for in-library-use.
Faculty:  If you have extra copies of your current textbook(s), please consider putting one on Reserv...
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