Whether at school or researching from home, the Library provides a comprehensive suite of products and services for our students.

research sources iconResearch Databases

Scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers can be found among our many Research Databases.

Our most popular ones are:

  • Academic Search Premier
  • Credo Reference
  • ProQuest Research Library

    ebsco ebook logoThe library also has a large collection of  full-text academic eBooks that can be read online through your browser (no special software required).


    For materials not currently in our collection, we are pleased to offer Interlibrary Loan.


    Video & Music Streaming

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  • Films on Demand offers many academically focused streaming video for your research needs. Categories include History, English, Biology and many others as well as special collections from PBS, BBC and Cambridge Educational.  


    PBS logoPBS videos can also be found in PBS Video Collection.


    Naxos logoWe also offer NAXOS Music Library, which features streaming Classical music (with some Jazz, Folk, World music and other genres) as well as biographical and historical info, and libretti and synopses for hundreds of operas.  


    Library Tutorials

    IRIS mastheadDo you want to learn better techniques to find a research topic or discover the difference between primary and secondary sources?  Try IRIS (Information Research & Instruction Suite). These tutorials help you learn to do library research. They cover different types of information sources, improving your searching skills, evaluating information, and avoiding plagiarism.


    Librarian Support

    phone icon During open hours, you can connect directly to the reference librarians by calling 360-383-3285  OR emailing libref@whatcom.ctc.edu

    Chat 24/7 with a librarian through AskWa

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    WCC eLearning

    WAOL – Washington Online Virtual Campus

    WCC Writing Center

    WCC Math Center

    WCC Testing Center