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Mon - Thr: 8a - 8p Fri 8a - 4:30

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About the Learning Commons

The Central Maine Community College Learning Commons offers a wide variety of services for students, faculty and staff. Located on the main floor of Jalbert Hall, the Learning Commons provides access to over 57,000 e-Resources (e-Books, journals, etc.), 7,000+ print titles and DVDs, and 10 print periodicals.

Learning Commons Hours

Mon - Thr: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Fall & Spring)

Mon - Thr 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Summer)

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

Hours during Semester Breaks

Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


General Rules

  • Drinks are allowed, but food is not.
  • Internet access is intended to help students find information for course work. If a student is using the computers for personal (and not academic) use and the computer area is full, they should be prepared to vacate their machine for the student needing to do homework.
  • The Learning Commons was designed as an active collaborative learning environment. If you must talk on your phone, listen to music, play videos, etc., please be mindful of the people working around you.

Study Spaces

Individual Study Carrels - Ten individual study carrels are available in the back of the Learning Commons. 

Tables for Group Study - Seven tables are spread throughout the Learning Commons. These areas are convenient for both group and individual study.

Campfire Lounge Area - This area hosts two bench seats, four small tables, and six stools, all of which are moveable. Two moveable whiteboards also call this area home.

Study Pods - Three individual study pods are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Conference Room - The Conference Room is available for students to use as a quiet study area or for group meetings. Reservations are required and can be made by using the online reservation system or by visiting the front desk.


In the Learning Commons, students have access to 29 computer workstations, six of which have double monitors. All of these computers have Internet access and have MS 2010 Office software, Visual Basics, and other software programs needed to support classroom activities.

Two table-top computers and four wall/TV computers are also available. These computers are equipped with AutoCAD, the drafting software used by the Architecture program, and the Adobe Creative Suite. 

Students also have access to a laser printer through PaperCut. For more information, visit the page on Printing & Copying.

zSpace Human Anatomy Atlas

Human Anatomy Atlas by Visible Body is an award-winning human anatomy general reference. Students can explore human body systems, over 4,600 anatomical structures, and more!

You can watch a video tutorial on how to use this technology.

Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table

The Anatomage Table is the only fully segmented real human 3D anatomy system. Users can visualize anatomy exactly as they would on a fresh cadaver. The Table allows for exploration and learning of human anatomy beyond what any cadaver could offer.

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Central Maine Community College is taking part in the new Maine Libraries Reciprocal Borrowing program.  You CMCC ID now works as a library card at participating libraries.  See the links below for more information: