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Research Help Guide: Home

This is an interactive guide to help students at McDowell Technical Community College. Included are resources for general research, history, and literary research as well as many sources for pictures that students can use freely without worry.

Where to Start

Welcome to McDowell Technical Community College's Library

Library Stock Photos, Pictures & Royalty-Free Images - iStock


This guide template was originally created by Shawna Bryce at Mars Hill Library. It has been modified to accommodate the needs of our campus 

Meet our Staff


Ramona DeAngelus- Director of Library Services 

Amy Clark-Librarian

Joy Hall-Librarian


Night Staff:

Mary Cate- Librarian

Linda Wood-Librarian

Pam Forshay- Library Assistant



Hours of Operation

Summer Semester Hours:


8am to 7pm

Closed Friday-Sunday


You can reach us at:




NC LIVE is a great place for you to do research at school, at home, and at the library.  NC LIVE is a state-wide library collaborative that grants you access to over 1.4 billion full-text articles, eBooks, streaming videos, digitized newspapers, e-resources and beyond. 

To access NC LIVE from the MTCC website, go to then click on Services at the top. Drop down to Library From there, you will find a link on the left side for online databases and NCLIVE. If you are accessing the site from campus, you do not need a password. If you are off campus, you will need to contact us to get the password. Please call 828-652-0604 for the password.