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Interim Library Services

Access the OCC Library from Anywhere!

Looking for library help? You can access certain OCC Library services from your computer, tablet, or smartphone! Our interim services allow you to browse our Digital Display Collection, find subject guides, access software for courses, and more.

Discover our interim library services below or chat with an OCC librarian!

Available Library Services

  • Our databases can be perused from anywhere. You can access them by logging into your Ocean Connect Account and clicking “Library Services” or by using the library course, LRIL-01-Library Resources and Information, linked in Canvas.
  • You can also view our subject guides if you seek more information concerning a specific subject
  • Articles may be requested using the Interlibrary Loan forms found in your Ocean Connect account. If you have any questions about your request please email to speak with our ILL Department.
  • We also have a digital display collection that showcases our ebooks, magazines, and films.
  • Library staff is available to answer your questions via Chat from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.
  • Have a question that pertains to a specific subject? See our Subject Librarian page to speak directly with a librarian who can assist you.
  • Visit the Interim Library Services space in the Russell Building.
  • Our librarians are more than happy to work with any Ocean County College faculty member to bring information literacy instruction to the classroom in-person or through the WebEx platform. Please complete the appropriate following form 2 weeks prior to your class and we will contact you regarding instructional sessions.
  • Information Literacy Class Request
  • WebEx Information Literacy Class Request
  • Autodesk is providing students and educators with free software downloads to over 100+ products ranging from 2d architectural and engineering design to 3d animation and modeling.
  • Autodesk Design Academy is a free resource for guided webinars, self-paced online courses, tutorials, industry contests and more.
  • Adobe has made Creative Cloud Suite desktop app versions available for students at–home. Ocean Connect login credentials ( + password) act as your Adobe ID
  • EBSCO eBooks: Provides access to two collections: the Academic Collection and the Community College Collection, with combined access to over 175,000 multidisciplinary titles.
  • Springer eBooks: Online access to Springer’s eBook content, including thousands of handbooks, textbooks, reference works, book series, proceedings and monographs.
  • Films on Demand: Streaming video on topics including education, art, science, history, law, and more.
  • Flipster: An easy-to-use digital magazine newsstand.
  • Overdrive: Browse the library’s collection of ebooks and audio books. Use your Ocean Connect username and password to log in.
  • Open to all OCC and Kean@Ocean students, faculty, and staff.
  • Use professional-grade equipment to record your own podcasts.
  • Walk-in or book in advance.
  • For more information, email
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