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First Year Student Experience

This guide is designed as an introduction to the Learning Commons, Library and library resources for new and first-year students.

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The following are some widely-used databases


Introduction to Credo Reference

Mind Maps From Credo Reference:

Credo Reference Topic Pages:

Reserve Textbooks

Stack of booksAny textbook that an instructor has placed on reserve for student use is located in the Tutoring Center. 

To see if the textbook you need is on reserve, search click on the "Find Articles, Books, and More" banner at the top of the page and select "Reserves" from the first drop-down menu.

Check-out time for books on reserve is limited to 2 hours.

Your BPCC Student ID is needed to check out a book on reserve.

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