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Reference and Information Services

We offer in-person reference and information services on a walk-in basis and via telephone at (973) 328-5300, email, text or chat.

Borrowing & Returning Materials

You may borrow up to five items per subject with your CCM ID card and you may renew them for two weeks if they haven’t been requested by another user.  You are responsible for items borrowed on your card and will be charged for lost or damaged items. Do not allow anyone else to use your card and be sure to notify the library immediately if your card is lost or stolen.

Loan Periods (except reserves)

  • Books and CDs: 28 days DVDs: 7 days
  • Reference books, magazines and newspapers: In-house use only
  • Calculators & Equipment: borrowing periods vary

Course Reserves 

Items that are being held for a particular course are "on reserve" behind the Service Desk.  Some are for in-house use only and others lend for one to seven days.  Search for Course Reserve Materials.


Please return items promptly, so others may use them, at the Service Desk or the book drop at Parking Lot 8  Late fees are 10 cents per day per item with a 7-day grace period on 28-day items.

Borrowing from Other Libraries

You may check out materials at some Morris County public libraries with your current CCM library card; check with your local library for policies. You will need a current CCM ID card with library barcode.   The CCM Library can borrow books and articles for you from other libraries.  Place your request online

Online Resources

Access the library's Articles and Databases from on or off campus.  Log in using your CCM username and password.

Library User Expectations


The CCM Archives houses records documenting the history of the College, its faculty, students, and staff. The collection is available for viewing by appointment only. Please call 973-328-5300 for more information.

Library Cards

Students: Bring your CCM ID card to the library information desk to obtain a barcode. Your card must have a current semester sticker. For information about getting your photo ID and sticker, contact Campus Life

Distance Learning Students: If you cannot come to campus to have your card activated, email Include your name, address, telephone number, CCM email address and CCM ID number. A barcode will be mailed to you. It should be attached to the back of your student ID card. 

Faculty & Staff: Employees must present their CCM picture ID to obtain a library barcode. 

Alumni: Alumni are welcome to visit the CCM Library. If you are a Morris County resident, you may use your current library card from a Morris County public library to borrow materials from the CCM library

Morris County Residents: You may use your current library card from a Morris County public library to borrow materials from the CCM library

Students in a joint program or internship with Drew, Rutgers or College of Saint Elizabeth may borrow library materials. Bring a valid library card from your college and a letter or form stating that you are enrolled in a joint program at CCM.


Internet access, Microsoft Office applications, the library catalog, and research databases are available on the library computers with no sign-in required. We ask that you limit time to 30 minutes if others are waiting.

Printing is available on a limited basis. Printers are coin-operated and accept $1 or $5 bills. Printing and copying is 10 cents per black and white page and 25 cents for color. 

You are welcome to use the Library's wireless connection for your devices while visiting.

Study Rooms

CCM students in groups of two or more may check out a study room for 90 minutes; first come first served. Rooms are for study use only

Collection Development Guidelines