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BIO281 Microbiology: The Wilkens Library

Resources for Professor Serres Microbiology Assignments

Research Assistance from the Wilkens Library

Wilkens Library Main Entrance  

Summer Semester Hours
(Beginning Monday, June 3rd)
Monday-Thursday: 8am-8pm
Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm
Sunday: 1pm-5pm

Please check the Wilkens Library webpage for updates and further information:

Where to find research assistance:


What You Can Find at the Library (And Where to Find It)

Ground Floor: 

  •  The Nickerson Archive:  Archival materials and books covering the history of Cape Cod and the college
  • Viewing Room:  Watch films from our collection; also available as a group study room
  • Group Study Rooms:  Available first come, first serve for 2 hour sessions, groups have priority over individuals; sign up in the Reference Office on the 1st floor

1st Floor:

  • Front Desk:
    • Check out and return books
    • Borrow Reserve books and headphones
    • Get your library barcode
    • Get your ID (after 4pm, Monday-Thursday, bring a copy of your schedule)
  • Instructional Media Services (IMS):
    • Audio-Visual Materials (DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes; Library Use Only)
    • Equipment: Digital Recorders, Digital Cameras, Scientific/Graphing Calculators and more
  • Reference Room:
    • Ask Here: Librarians on duty to help with research or finding/using library materials
    • Computers
    • Journals, Magazines, Microfilm and Newspapers
    • Reference Books: (Library Use Only)
    • Tables for group work

2nd Floor:

  • Books: Call numbers A-J
  • Library Classroom
  • Quiet Study Area

3rd Floor: 

  •  Books: Call numbers K-Z
  • Quiet Study Area

Your Library Barcode

If you would like to checkout materials from the library (books, dvds, equipment, etc) you will need a library barcode (found on your 4Cs college ID) or a CLAMS library card. With your library barcode, you can also request materials from other CLAMS libraries to be sent for checkout at the Wilkens Library!


Accessing Online Library Resources

Login to our online resources with your My4Cs login.  Any CCCC community member with a working My4Cs login can access our databases from our links on LibGuides. 

If you find or are given a link to library resources that does not work, please contact the library or your professor. You can also find the database on our A-Z database list and login with your My4Cs information.

Can't find the right resource? Link not working? Contact us and we will help you login!