Library

The Pamlico Community College Library is comprised of many entities which are described below.

The college Academic Library Collection provides access for browsing and selection to a broad collection of books and other printed and non-printed materials.

Monthly featured books and films are displayed in the Library and announced on Campus Cruiser and the Anchor Line. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to offer suggestions for purchasing books and other library materials.

Faculty can place books/materials on reserve and are subject to different checkout procedures. Reference books require special approval.

Most books can be checked out for a period of three weeks and may be renewed twice. A fine will be levied when the books are late. A replacement cost is charged for lost books and materials.

CCLINC – Community College Libraries in North Carolina

In addition to the over 10,000 book and media collections at the College, students have access to over one million books through CCLINC. CCLINC is a cooperative agreement between 46 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System. Pamlico Community College has other borrowing cooperative agreements with East Carolina University, Pamlico County Public Library and Pugh Teacher Resource Center.

Students may also call, fax or e-mail requests for books not found in CCLINC by contacting the Evening Library Services Technician, Erlinda Leggett, mailto:eleggett@pamlicocc.edu.

Remote access to CCLINC and reference assistance is available to all students, faculty and staff twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week.

NCLIVE * Your Virtual Library

Students, faculty and staff have access to NCLIVE

(http://www.nclive.org/), an online access to over 6,000 full text periodicals, journals, newspapers, videos and e-books. In addition, access is provided through NCLIVE to Learning Express Library for test preparation in a wide assortment of subjects to include job seeking skills, grammar, writing, math, Spanish, reading comprehension, resume and interview skills, GED preparation including Spanish instruction and online tutoring resources. Practice tests are provided for cosmetology exams, ACT civil service, GED, SAT and more.

Audiovisual Services.

Audiovisual materials and equipment are available for student use within the library. Faculty and staff can check out equipment for use in the classroom.

Computer Access

Students have access to computers with broadband high-speed Internet. These computers provide access to Library’s online card catalog (CCLINC), periodicals, journals and newspaper full text articles, the Learning Library Express of test preparation and an assortment of computer applications ranging from math tutorials to medical terminology to job seeking skills and PBS videos. Students can use the library computers to check email and communicate with instructors when taking distance learning courses through Campus Cruiser. Distance Learning students can access the college’s library resources from the Campus Cruiser homepage.

The library provides areas for viewing satellite video conferences, web-casting, quiet study, practicing PowerPoint presentation individually and for administering the GED tests.

Library users must follow the Pamlico Community College’s computer usage policy and guidelines posted in the library. Computers are available for students and community patrons who are 16 or older and have a current library card. PCC students are given priority.
Study Lab

The Study Lab is a quiet room available for work on class assignments, distance learning coursework and for tutoring. The room in furnished with five computer workstations with headsets and access to the Internet and printing. This room is for quiet study only.

Cultural Enrichment

Self-supporting cultural enrichment classes are offering for students, faculty and community patrons. Efforts are made to collaborate with local individuals, civic groups, and other libraries to provide programs by both visual and performing artists, authors and reading groups.

High School Equivalency Testing

High School Equivalency testing is administered on campus and at the Pamlico Correctional Institution. The fee to take the High School Equivalency test is $35.00 and must be paid prior to taking any part of the GED tests.

The High School Equivalency Diploma is awarded in graduation ceremonies by the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges after students have successfully passed all five of the High School Equivalency tests. High School Equivalency diplomas are mailed to students by the High School Equivalency Testing Division of North Carolina Community Colleges. Testing times are posted.

Adult Secondary Education preparation classes are provided on and off campus through the Division of Continuing Education.

Evening Services

Evening Library Services Library Technician provides college evening coverage supervision.

Hours of Operation

The library is open 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Friday. Summer hours are posted.
Phone: 252-249-1851, ext. 3034
Fax: 252-249-2377

Staffing

Leigh Russell, Chair of Library Services & Cultural Enrichment Programs
252-249-1851 × 3033
lrussell@pamlicocc.edu

Electra Krelie, Library Services Administrative Assistant/Acquisitions
252-249-1851 × 3034
ekrelie@pamlicocc.edu

Erlinda Leggett, Evening Library Services Techncian/High School Equivalency Examiner
252-249-1851 × 3116
eleggett@pamlicocc.edu

Barbara Cayton, Library Services Technology Coordinator/High School Equivalency Examiner
252-249-1851 × 3032
bcayton@pamlicocc.edu

Denise Meyerson, Evening Library Technician
252-249-1851 × 3034
denise_meyerson@pamlico.mailcrusier.com