Vaccination Update

Due to City of Philadelphia mandates, all students, faculty and staff must be fully vaccinated. To register for in-person or hybrid classes, students need to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption. Students who are not vaccinated or do not have an approved exemption are able to register for fully online courses. Please see our College COVID-19 Updates for more information and visit our Virtual Student Resource Center for support.

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Summer Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8am-8pm
CLOSED Friday and Saturday

Note: Northwest Regional Center Library location is closed until further notice.

Library Research for Online Students

COVID-19 Resources from the Library

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News and Notes

January 27, 2022

The College Library has a trial to IBISWorld, through February 11, 2022. Access the trial through MyCCP (Under Student Quick Links, click on Library. Under the Databases tab, click on A-Z Database List. The New/Trial Databases are listed on the right).

IBISWorld Overview 

Used by over 490 US academic institutions and thousands of businesses (accounting, commercial banks, private equity, law firms, engineering firms, marketing, advertising, insurance, logistics, utilities, manufacturers, etc.) IBISWorld publishes a robust, yet easy to use online database of research, analysis, and risk information on over 1460 US industries at the level where companies operate – most with COVID-19 Impact Statements; from Water Supply & Irrigation Systems to Electronic Medical Record Systems to Food Trucks and just about everything in between. 

December 6, 2021

Mango Languages Logo The College Library subscribes to Mango Languages, online language learning software.

Mango is now accepting applications for their Student Ambassador Program. Enrollment ends January 16, 2022.

"This semester-long program builds networking, communication, and language skills that help students prepare for an increasingly competitive job market."

September 27, 2021

The College Library has a subscription to a new resource from EBSCOhost. 

Ethnic Diversity Source covers culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of:

  • African Americans
  • Arab Americans
  • Asian Americans
  • European Americans
  • Jewish Americans
  • Latinx Americans
  • Native Americans
  • Multiracial Americans

It provides full text from a growing list of sources including peer-reviewed journals, magazines, e-books, biographies and primary source documents.

This database is available from the A-Z Database List page, which must be accessed through the Library's website from MyCCP when off-campus.

September 6, 2021

All Library locations are physically closed, but we are available to help you virtually! Refer to the Library's home page for more information.

You can also see the College COVID-19 Updates page for more information.

May 25, 2021

Qwest TV EDU Thanks to the generosity of Quincy Jones, the College Library has access to Qwest TV EDU, which offers over 1300 concerts, documentaries, and archives from around the world. Access is available until February 1, 2022 through the A-Z Database List.

As a reminder, you must access the Library through MyCCP first.

May 3, 2021

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The Free Library of Philadelphia's Resources to Combat Anti-Asian Racism have been compiled to start a dialog on Anti-Asian violence in the United States.

November 11, 2020

The Community College of Philadelphia Library is happy to announce easy access to The Chronicle of Higher Education. As the largest news source dedicated to covering colleges and universities, the Chronicle is a trusted resource for many at the College.

To access the Chronicle, simply go to, click on Sign In, then click the Sign Up tab, and use your CCP email address to create an account. You should receive a confirmation email.