Library and Research


We boast a rich assortment of online and print materials designed to support your information and research needs. Our library staff is ready to assist you with finding the resources you need to excel in the classroom and beyond.

CPCC Library Resources


Our libraries are committed to helping you discover academic excellence at CPCC. We encourage you to visit the library's website to get library news and updates, tutorials, citation guides and get help through our online chat.

Online library catalog

Search for books, DVDs, e-books, e-videos and e-audiobooks.

Online research databases

Our online databases provide access to news and scholarly articles, e-books and encyclopedias that cover a broad range of subjects including health and medicine, literature and technical fields.

College Archives

The Central Piedmont Community College Archives is the place where archival materials are stored. It is the program responsible for identifying, acquiring, preserving and making available archival materials related to the history of CPCC.

Library Blog

Central Piedmont Community College Libraries Blog is your source for news about what’s new at the library. The aim of the blog is to keep you informed of new materials, services and events at the Library.

Other CPCC Resources


Our campus bookstores offer affordable options for you to purchase your textbooks, including a book rental program that allows you to buy your required reading materials at a discounted rate.

Music Library

While this space is designed to meet the needs of students studying music, it is open to all CPCC students. Students may study, conduct research or listen to CDs and tapes.