Finding Books: Welcome

Learn how to find books in Minerva, MaineCat, WorldCat, CREDO and how to find eBooks

Welcome to the Finding Books Help Guide


Do you need to find a book for a research paper? Maybe you are looking for some pleasure reading? The CMCC Library has thousands of books for you to browse. If what you're looking for is not here there are millions of other print and ebooks available. This guide gives you an overview of how to find the book you want.

  • Minerva-Start searching CMCC's collections as well as about 60 other libraries in the Minerva system.
  • MaineCat- MaineCat is comprised of all of the major libraries in Maine, as well as all the libraries in Minerva.
  • WorldCat- WorldCat searches CMCC, Maine libraries, and most other major libraries across the country.
  • CREDO- An online reference library containing more than 500 titles.
  • ebrary- ebrary offers authoritative e-books in a wide range of subject areas. Use this link and enter the your ID number and last name for access.
  • EBSCOhost eBooks- Search 300+ e-books. Also links to thousands of other older copyright-free books.
  • Maine InfoNet Download Library- Over 5000 popular e-books and e-audio books are available for check out, compatible with many portable devices.
  • Call Numbers- Learn how to locate books in the CMCC Library.