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Student, Faculty and Staff ID Cards

See your campus library to obtain a Student, Faculty, or Staff ID / Cougar Card. Click here for more information.

Helpful Information for Students

Any refund money you're entitled to can be sent to your card

Activate your card by calling the 1-800 number on the back 24 HOURS AFTER it is printed

Agree to have your refund sent electronically by logging into Campus Connect, clicking on Student Info-Demographic Data-Look for "Do you want to receive your refunds electronically?"-Click Yes

If you lose your card and need a replacement, you must visit the Business Office and pay a $10 fee before getting another

If your electronic consent and activation of card are not configured before the disbursement date, you will receive a paper check in the mail for any refund money

If you are under 18, you do NOT qualify to receive your refund electronically

Inter-Library Loans

Is there a material you want that we don't have? Ask us if we can borrow it from another library by filling out this form!

**Please keep in mind:

  • ILLs take approximately 2-6 weeks
  • Not all materials are available from other libraries
  • The lending period, fines, fees, and renewals are solely based on the lending library's rules and policies
  • Renewals must be requested in advance to give the lending institution ample time to answer

Library Instruction Request Form (Faculty)

Material Recommendations

Search Catalog

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EX: Shakespeare

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Research Guides

**Each one of these tiles is click-able! Try clicking one to reach a guide that's relevant to you! Need some images or extras? Try using the Google search bar in the middle!

Library Hours

Fall 2019

Beeville Library Hours
The Beeville Library is located in the Grady C. Hogue Learning Resource Center

 

Monday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. -5 p.m.

 

Phone: (361) 354-2737
Text a reference question to: (361) 236-7933
 

 

Fall 2019

Alice Library Hours
The Alice Learning Resource Center is located down the main corridor down the last hallway.
Room Number: 129

 

Monday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday: Closed

Friday: Hours vary, please call to verify.

 

 Hours will be extended when Librarian is on campus.

Please call if you have questions or see the front office.

**Continuing Education Students: Please call before to set up an appointment for an  ID. 
 

Email: library@coastalbend.edu

 

CBC Alice Library Front Desk Phone #: (361) 664-2981 x 3059
CBC Alice Librarian's Office Phone #: (361) 664-2981 x 3063

Text a Reference Question to: (361) 236-7933

 

 


Fall 2019
Kingsville Library Hours
The Kingsville Learning Resource Center is located next to the Testing Center.
Room Number: 135

 

Monday: 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Tuesday: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Wednesday: 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Thursday: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Friday: Hours vary, please call to verify.

 

 Hours will be extended when Librarian is on campus.

Please call if you have questions or see the front office.

**Continuing Education Students: Please call before to set up an appointment for an  ID. 
 

Email: library@coastalbend.edu
 

CBC Kingsville Library Front Desk Phone #: (361) 592-1652 x 4084

Text a Reference Question to: (361) 236-7933
 


Fall 2019
Pleasanton Library Hours
Pleasanton Library Services available in Room 106 of the Pleasanton CBC Site.
 

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Wednesday: 10:50 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday: 10:50 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 
Contact Beeville Library (361) 354-2737, or library@coastalbend.edu for assistance
 
 

Coastal Bend College Library Mission Statement

The mission of the Coastal Bend College Library System is to support the college curriculum by providing diverse educational resources in all formats to support and supplement course content. The professional librarians teach individuals and scheduled classes how to effectively conduct research and select resources to successfully complete assignments. In addition, we provide general materials to stimulate the interests of a diverse student and public population to promote life-long learning.