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Centralia College East

Kirk Library strives to support all Centralia College students and faculty, including those who are learning and teaching in online environments and especially our students at Centralia College East, located in Morton, WA.

Research Assistance

More than half of Kirk Library's collection are online and accessible through our various online research databases. Students and faculty may access a variety of materials, such as ebooks, articles, online encyclopedias and dictionaries, online streaming videos, and more.

Centralia College students, faculty, and staff who are not on campus will need to log in with their student or employee number and their last name when they use the online databases.

Librarians are available to assist you in using these databases and helping you find materials to fulfill your research needs. Call the Ask Here Desk during library open hours at 360-623-8956 or Chat with a Librarian at any time, 24/7.

Ask a Librarian

Book Service to CC East

Students and faculty at CC East may request books and other library materials be sent to CC East for pick up. Centralia College has a courier service that runs from the main campus to CC East that makes this possible. Follow the steps below to take advantage of this service.

  • find Library Catalog:

Find books, videos, etc., through our library catalog.

  • email Email Request:

Email your request to Kirk Library. Make sure to include your name, student number, and a way to contact you (email or phone) as well as the title and author of the book you want.

  • sent items Sent Items:

You will be notified when the item is sent to CCEast. You can pick it up at the front desk at CCEast. Check the due date and return it on time.

  • return items Return Items:

Return your item to the front desk at CCEast to be sent back to Kirk Library. You may also go to the main campus and return it to Kirk Library yourself.

Library Instruction Sessions at CC East

Faculty from CC East can request library instruction sessions for their classes. Librarians will work with classroom faculty to schedule the best time for the library instruction session, determine what information literacy skills students need to successfully complete their assignment and the appropriate amount of time for each instruction session, then drive to Morton teach the session.

Library instruction topics may include:

  • Research Process
  • Refining topics
  • Search Strategies
  • Choosing keywords and search methods
  • Finding books using library catalog & ebook collections
  • Finding articles using online research databases
  • Evaluating Information
  • What are scholarly (research-based) articles
  • How to evaluate websites
  • Introduction to library resources
  • Other topics as requested