Tompkins Cortland Community College


Library Services for CollegeNow Instructors

Online Articles, Books and Videos

Access to the Library’s online resources is available to you and to your students. The College's credentials (either your Tompkins Cortland ID number or your myTC3 name and password) are required to log in. If you don't know your logon credentials contact Rhonda Kowalski at 607-844-8222, ext. 4396.

Go to Library Resources to see what’s available.

If you experience any access problems or need assistance in locating full text articles, e-books or streaming video, distributing materials to your students or including resources in Blackboard, contact or call 607-844-8222, ext. 4360.

Borrowing Tompkins Cortland Materials: Get It

Library materials can be requested through the Library’s Catalog using the Get It! service. A Tompkins Cortland ID number is required to submit a request. Either look up your ID number by going to myInfo, or contact Rhonda Kowalski at 607-844-8222, ext. 4396.

Requested items will be delivered to the requestor’s home address and can be returned to your high school librarian (if your school is a member of TST or OCM BOCES) or by mail using a prepaid shipping label that the Library provides.

Research Help

Students (and instructors) are encouraged to ask Tompkins Cortland librarians for research assistance and can get help in person or by phone (607-844-8222, ext. 4360), email or chat (look for Live Chat icon on right sidebar).


We teach students how to locate, evaluate and integrate information resources. You are welcome to bring your class to the College for instruction in our computer classroom or we can come to you. Online guides to supplement in-person instruction are also available and can be created for specific assignments upon request. Let us know what you need at or call 607-844-8222, ext. 4360.

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism

Librarians are available for consultations on plagiarism, intellectual property and other academic integrity issues. CollegeNow instructors may also use SafeAssign, an online plagiarism prevention and detection tool that is integrated with the College's Blackboard online course system. For more information see Academic Integrity and Plagiarism.


Tutoring services are available through the Baker Center for Learning, in person and online. See Tutoring Assistance for hours and locations, subject areas and online tutoring options.

More Information

Visit the Tompkins Cortland Library and Library Services for CollegeNow Students for more information.

Let us know how we can help: email, call (607-844-8222, ext. 4360), or chat using our LiveChat service.

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