CCC Library supports students, faculty, staff, and community members by teaching users how to find and evaluate information, providing access to millions of print and online resources, assisting with research, and offering space to learn.
We strive for CCC Library to be a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for all. In order to achieve this goal, all visitors are expected to meet library use expectations.
Food and drink within the library
Food and drink are allowed in the lounge area by the Circulation Desk. Covered drinks, non-fragrant/non-greasy or overly involved foods are allowed around the computers, in the private study carrels, and in the study rooms. Library staff reserve the right at anytime to request that the food and drink be put away or disposed of in the trash.
"Minors who are brought to any College campus site by a responsible adult, including parking area, are not to be left unattended or unsupervised; and the adult assumes all liability for the child’s welfare and negligence. Child care is the responsibility of the adult and not the College. This regulation does not prohibit College premises from being used as it is intended by any customer of the College (i.e. library)."
Statement of concern regarding CCC Library material
Use the steps and form below if you wish to voice concern about an item(s) in the CCC Library collection.
Process for stating your concern:
Complete the "Statement of Concern – Library Material" form below. You may wish to photocopy the completed form for your records.
Submit the form in hard copy to any library staff member. The library staff member will forward your form to the Library Department Chair.
Await a response. The Library Department Chair will contact you within five (5) business days of the date listed on the form to arrange a meeting to discuss your concerns.
Meet with the Library Department Chair. At the meeting, the issues regarding the library material will be defined and solutions will be discussed.
Await a decision. After gathering more information (if needed), the Department Chair will make a decision regarding the library material and will communicate that decision to you.
Follow up, if needed. If you believe the decision of the Library Department Chair does not address your concern, please ask the Library Department Chair to forward your concern to the Dean of the Curriculum Planning and Research (CPR).
Process for stating concerns regarding material within the CCC Library collection. Last updated Sept. 2018.
CCC Library mission statement
In keeping with the mission of Clackamas Community College, the primary mission of the college library is to provide well-balanced and relevant collections of information resources and services to support instructional programs and assists patrons in the effective utilization of these resources. The library also provides for the general information needs of students, staff, and community patrons.
The mission of the College is to serve the people of the college district with high quality education and training opportunities that are accessible to all students, adaptable to changing needs, and accountable to the community we serve.