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Central Piedmont Library Newsletter: May 2022

New Titles

Check out our new titles for this month!

Central Piedmont New Titles

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Video Resources

Films on Demand New Titles

Newly added Films on Demand titles for this month can be found here. 59 new titles were recently added, covering a wide variety of subjects. No subjects directly relevant to your area this month? That could change in the future as hundreds of new titles are added each month. Be sure to check back each month!


Archives Corner

Central Piedmont students win First Place in the First Annual Southeastern Clean Air Vehicle Road Rally in 1971. Students who built the car: Ricky Rogers (driver), Jeff Brown (navigator), Eddie Williamson (mechanic), Reuben Plaza (electrical technician), with faculty advisors Ronald Gyles and Robert Fussell (back center, wearing ties). Image is hyperlinked

From the May 1971 edition of the student newspaper, The Prospector

Courtesy of Central Piedmont Archives 

Have a question about the history of Central Piedmont? Contact our college archivist, Erin Allsop at

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To learn more about this observance, check out the National Alliance on Mental Illness site.

Some ebooks about mental health issues (CPCC Login may be required):

Some films about mental health issues (CPCC Login may be required):

Need help? You can text HOME to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 to reach a Crisis Counselor.

The Crisis Text Line provides help with a variety of issues, including: anxiety, depression, self harm, eating disorders, and other mental health issues.

You may also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 to speak to someone at a crisis center about any mental health crisis that you may be experiencing.

Beginning on July 16, 2022, the new three-digit dialing code, 988, will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. While some areas may be currently able to connect to the Lifeline by dialing 988, this dialing code will be available to everyone across the United States in the coming months. 

Database of the Month

Academic Video Online contains over 66,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.  It includes newsreels, award-winning documentaries, field recordings, interviews, lectures, training videos, and exclusive primary footage. Students can include these videos in PowerPoint presentations for class and instructors can embed them in their online courses.

Check out this resource today to see what it might have to offer you!  Academic Video Online may be accessed here or from the Find Articles section of the library website.

If you have any questions about the use of this database, you can contact the library at 704.330.6885.

Recently Added Databases

The library has recently added a number of new databases to our collection. Check out a selection of them below!

For a complete listing of all recently added databases, check out the New and Trial Databases section located on this page -