Research and Reference Services

Blue Ridge CTC offers online research databases to support scholarly research. Students can explore database options and helpful web tools to review journal articles, academic resources, or news, legal, and business documents.

Research Databases


Provides access to thousands of full-text, peer-reviewed journal articles and other academic resources.


Offers a wide range of full-text news, legal, and business documents from credible sources.

Helpful Web Tools

Google Scholar

Use this specific Google search to return results from only academic and scholarly sources.

Google Books

Use Google Books to find, preview, purchase, or read full-text books (some for free!) online.


An online database of journal information that is freely available on the internet.

Martinsburg Berkeley County Libraries Catalog Search

Find electronic and print resources available at the branches of our local libraries.

More Help

Trying to access the research databases off campus?

Enter the username and password that you use to log in to campus computers. If you need help, watch this brief tutorial.

Have questions? Need help?

Contact the E-Learning Help Desk

Location: Main campus, room 2200


Phone: (304) 260-4380 x 2349

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