Library Services

The Ocean County College Library offers a wide variety of materials and personalized assistance to memebers of the college community in locating and evaluating apporpriate resources to satisfy their information needs.

The mission of the OCC Library is to provide its users with information pertinent to all area of instruction; to teach Information Literacy in collaboration with classroom faculty;and to provide access to porfessional librarians who can assist patrons in locating the information they need.

The Library collection contains over 70,000 books and audiovisual materials, including over 375 print periodical subscriptions, a lease collection of current books and DVDs, as well as both State and Federal government documents. In addition, the Library subscribes to a number of online databases, allowing students access to an even greater variety of aritcles and information resources. Supplementary materials can be requested through interlibrary loan.

Borrowing privileges are extended to currently enrolled OCC and Kean-Ocean students, faculty and staff. The College ID card is required or all Library transactions. Visit the Library page.

To access the databases from off campus, use your Ocean Connect account.