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EBSCO Discovery

CMC Virtual Library collections include over 80 databases. The library’s search engine called EBSCO Discovery allows users to search most of these collections at once, streamlining access and providing personal space for saving research materials.

Reading Lists in Canvas

Use the Library Reading List external tool in Canvas to build easily accessible lists of library resources and satisfy copyright requirements. Alternatively, you can use the Permalink URL listed in EBSCO Discovery. 

Permalink EBSCO example

Streaming Videos & eBooks

Library videos and books are frequently used to supplement course curricula. They are available to students for free and are easily accessible. If you are looking for a book or a video to add to your course, please don't hesitate to contact Yuliya Lef, Virtual Library Director, at I am always happy to look for it in our collections, explore purchasing options, and provide the best URL you'll be able to use to share it with your students.

  • Streaming Videos
    CMC offers several large streaming video databases. Films on Demand, Kanopy, Docuseek2, Symptom Media, and Hoopla are some of our most popular video databases. 

  • eBooks & eAudiobooks
    The virtual library offers an extensive collection of academic and popular ebooks. When available, audiobooks could be recommended to students to support diverse learning styles.