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The TCC Library provides access to research materials, technology, instruction, study space and a variety of services that support teaching and learning for TCC students, faculty, and staff. Available resources include:

  • Individual assistance with research projects from faculty librarians in person, by email, or chat
  • Face-to-face and online information literacy classes tailored to meet student research needs (usually by faculty request)
  • 2-credit research courses taught by librarians
  • Group and quiet study spaces
  • Online research databases available 24/7 with a wide variety of full-text articles from more than 7,000 magazines, journals, and newspapers
  • Approximately 50,000 books and 75,000 electronic books
  • English as a Second Language and English for Academic Purposes reading collections
  • Individual and group study space including three group media rooms with large screen monitors and advance online booking
  • Over 80 computers with Microsoft Office programs; wireless internet access, and staff technology support
  • Copiers, scanners, DVD equipment, black-and-white and color printers, and headphones and laptops for on-campus use

To access electronic research databases and research tutorials, or for current hours or contact information, visit the student portal or www.tacomacc.edu/library.