Library Learning Commons Academic Support Services
Seeking academic support? Not sure where to find the help you need? The Library Learning Commons Academic Support Services page has the resource links you need for help with library services, research, tutoring, writing, and more.
Bristol librarians are available to help you with your research. We provide guidance in locating information and using resources available through the library and on the internet. If you need research help, using the chat box is a fast and easy way to reach out to us!
The complete list of databases we offer for finding research resources. You need your 900 number to access these databases from home. List can be sorted alphabetically, by subject, and by content type.
Need help navigating a database? Check here for video tutorials. Also check out our YouTube channel.
FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I purchase textbooks for my class?
You can purchase your textbooks at the Bristol CC Bookstore. The Bookstore is located on the Fall River campus with pick up options at the Attleboro, New Bedford, and Taunton locations.
How do I activate online textbooks?
Online textbooks operate in different ways, ask your professor how to use your particular online textbooks.
Use TracCloud to search for and book a one-to-one tutoring appointment. (Prefer to have us book the appointment for you? Email us at OnlineLC@bristolcc.edu.) For drop-in hours where no appointment is needed, use the link below to see which subjects are available.
If you need tutoring at a time when Bristol's tutors aren't available, give ThinkingStorm a try. Please note that free access cuts off after 30 hours, resetting approximately every semester. Email OnlineLC@bristolcc.edu for questions about setting or logging into a ThinkingStorm appointment.
Writing Center Draft Review
The Writing Center will review your paper drafts and provide feedback. Please submit your draft as a .doc or .docx file, the assignment sheet, and three concerns about your writing to WritingCenter@bristolcc.edu. Please email us from your Bristol email account and include your student ID # (900#) in your message. This service is offered Monday through Friday, with a general turnaround time of 24 - 36 hours (so please plan accordingly).