Special Collections

 

Children's Literature
This is a collection of books for children that generally have considerable literary merit, such as the Caldecott Award books, the Newbery Award books, and the Coretta Scott King Award books. These books circulate for three weeks, and may be renewed. Other limitations may apply depending on your borrowing status.

CTL Collection
The Center for Teaching and Learning maintains a collection of books and journals about the art of teaching and college leadership. This collection is located in the Faculty and Staff Reading Room, ML 3008. These materials may be checked out only by current MCC faculty, staff, and college administrators. 

College Archives
The Archives is a collection of materials relating to the history and development of Mott Community College. The collection includes old yearbooks, newspaper clippings, college catalogs from previous years, various Mott related newsletters, faculty publications, and photographs. Call for an appointment and research assistance.

Deaf Culture Readings
Deaf Culture Readings contain a list of titles of interest to students in the American Sign Language classes and Interpreter Training program that are owned by the Mott Community College Library. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of materials held by the library. The library catalog has the most current information about the availability of these books, and others of interest not included in the bibliography. Please consult the catalog or visit the reference librarian for assistance. Go to Deaf Culture Readings List.

Faculty Collection
The Faculty Collection consists of recently published materials from the library's collection about pedagogy and leadership.   This collection is located in the Faculty and Staff Reading Room, ML 3008. These materials may be checked out only by current MCC faculty, staff, and college administrators.

Friends Collection
The Friends of Mott Library have made available popular reading for students and staff. This collection consists of current fiction and non-fiction bestsellers and is constantly changing as new titles become available and old titles are removed. The books circulate for three weeks, and titles may be requested or placed on hold for the next user. Other limitations may apply depending on your borrowing status.

Paperback Collection
The Paperback collection consists of popular reading materials and notable classics. This browsing collection is organized by author, and circulates for three weeks. Included in the collection are well known African American authors, science fiction and fantasy authors, young adult books, and some popular non-fiction books.

Periodicals
Periodicals are magazines, journals and newspapers that are regularly published, for example, on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. These publications are available in single issues and/or bound volumes, as well as a limited collection of microfilm and microfiche. These materials must be used in the library.

Reference
The Reference section is a collection of frequently used sources for quick information, such as almanacs, general encyclopedias, special encyclopedias, dictionaries, statistical information, and literature resources. These books must be used in the Library.

Reserves
The Reserves are a collection of materials which faculty have designated for restricted circulation. Your instructors will let you know if they have material set aside for your class. In addition to books or journal articles, some instructors will also provide copies of previous tests and examples of research papers. Ask at the Circulation Desk for reserve materials.

S&M Professional Development Collection
This collection was donated by the S&M Union and consists of books and audio CDs about the art of supervision, management and leadership, and is located in the Faculty and Staff Reading Room, ML 3008. These materials may be checked out only by current MCC faculty, staff, and college administrators.