Academic Catalog

Library Services

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

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

The Library collection contains over 80,000 books and audiovisual materials, including over 200 print periodicals; and houses 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 articles and information resources; including more than 200,000 eBooks. 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 for all Library transactions. To access the library website, go to www.ocean.edu. To access library resources from off campus, use your Ocean Connect account.