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COVID-19: Use the COD Library from Home

Connect to the Library from Off-Campus

Not sure where to start your research? Here are some getting started tips:

  1. Explore library Research Guides to find recommended resources for your research.
  2. Check out Research Fundamentals for assistance in doing online research.
  3. For research help, you can chat with a librarian, schedule a virtual consultation, or email us. Visit for all the ways you can connect with Library.
  4. For tips for accessing COD Library resources and databases from off-campus, visit

Questions about returning items? See our COD Library Returns page.

Accessing Online Materials

  • E-books - The Library has about 18,000 non-fiction e-books to serve the educational needs of our students, faculty and community members. We also have a collection of popular e-books and audiobooks available for downloading to your device.
  • Online video - 22 video databases with academic and educational content
  • Library databases - academic research materials including newspaper and magazine articles, peer-reviewed journal articles, conference papers, and more
  • Overdrive - e-books and audiobooks
  • Linkedin Learning - instructional videos covering a variety of topics such as software training, business and creative skills, and study skills

Get Items from the Library

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Virtual Study Rooms

The Library has virtual study rooms so COD students can study and collaborate together online whenever the Library is open.

Request a virtual study room now

Get Media Lab Help from Off-Campus

  • Visit the Media Lab website for recommended resources and guides.
  • Chat with us – you can chat with Media Lab staff if you need help planning a project or using media software from home. Visit to get started.
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