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Resource for Columbia State students who want to learn how to use library resources (online library catalog, ebooks, scholarly databases, interlibrary loan), develop research skills, or ask a librarian a question.
Last Updated: Nov 3, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Columbia State Community College Library


Library Purpose

The purpose of the library is to “provide the library resources, services, technologies, instruction, and assistance necessary to meet the information and research needs of the college community, support the college’s mission and programs, and promote lifelong learning.”  

In support of the College mission and vision and the library purpose, the library selects, acquires, organizes, manages, and preserves a range of information resources appropriate to the College’s curriculum and mission, provides access to information resources through subscriptions to electronic databases, extends library resources by networking and sharing resources with other libraries, and offers reference and instructional services appropriate to materials owned or accessed.  



The Library Instruction LibGuide for Columbia State Community College is a one-stop shop for students who need assistance developing a paper topic, finding relevant sources for the topic, and determining whether the sources meet the requirements of timeliness, accuracy, and authoritativeness that are essential for proper research results. You will also find guides on how to navigate and access sources from our online library catalog and collection of scholarly article databases.

Please refer to the blue tabs at the top of the page for topics regarding research and library resources. If you have questions regarding research or resources and would like one-on-one or group consultation, you may find contact hours and information for all of Columbia State's librarians on this page. Please don't be afraid to ask us any questions you may have; we will be more than happy to help!


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