About the Library


The mission of Frederick Community College Library is to serve students, faculty, and staff in support of the goals of student learning and the learning college, by maintaining current, thorough knowledge of relevant information sources, technologies, and dissemination methods, and of the means to apply them on behalf of its constituencies, developing collections that support the academic, professional, and personal needs of its constituencies, establishing a service presence that creates a welcoming atmosphere and promotes efficient use of collections and facilities, supporting constituencies in their understanding and use of information, through instructional and reference programs and services,  collaborating with constituencies to investigate their information needs, develop responsive collections and services, and establish partnerships that accomplish mutual purposes, and assessing and enhancing the Library’s contributions to student learning and the learning college.
 
The FCC Library blends traditional library collections and new technologies into a comprehensive information service program. Resources include 50,000 books and media, 5,000 periodicals, and 31 electronic databases. Materials are selected to support the curricula and the research needs of the College. Memberships in local, state and national information networks provide extended research capabilities.
 
The Library occupies the north end on the top floor of the Library Building. There are 46 computers for student use and space for individual or group study. Mobile devices can easily connect to the campus wireless network.