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Montgomery College Libraries

About the Libraries

Welcome to the Montgomery College Libraries, a three-campus, four-library service.

Libraries' Mission: The libraries facilitate student success by collaborating with the College community in the creation and delivery of innovative services in a culture of excellence and accountability.

The Montgomery College Libraries play an essential role in supporting the curriculum at Montgomery College.
The libraries have locations at each campus.  At Germantown, the library is in the Humanities/Social Sciences Building (HS), at Rockville the library is in the Macklin Tower (MT) building, and there are two locations in Takoma Park/Silver Spring: the Cafritz Arts Center (CF) building and the Resource Center (RC) building.

We offer a variety of services, in-person and virtual, and a number of resources, both in physical and electronic formats, that support research, teaching, and learning and to accommodate diverse learning styles and provide 24/7 access to resources, services and research assistance.

Specialties

  • Germantown: Biomedical, Technology and Bioscience
  • Rockville: Business, Humanities, and Theatre
  • Takoma Park/Silver Spring: Allied Health and Nursing
  • Cafritz Art Library: Fine Arts 

Collections/Holdings (as of March 2017)

Services

  • Over 400 instruction sessions provided annually to over 7,000 attendees
  • Over 250 library course pages and research subject guides
  • Over 16,000 annual reference and circulation consultations (both physical & virtual)
  • Over 16,000 physical visitors in a typical week during the semester
  • Over 1,700 annual filled interlibrary loan transactions (borrowing and lending)
  • Nearly 60,000 annual circulation transactions (general and course reserves)
  • 73 weekly public service hours during the semester
  • 199 computers, 921 seats, 3 instruction rooms, 12 group study rooms
  • 45 laptops and 9 tablets available for check out

Staffing


Montgomery College

Montgomery County, MD

240-567-5000

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