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Welcome to 2022 Fall!

We are very excited to see new and familiar faces back on campus!

Borrow / Renew / Return


Beginning July 6, 2021, course reserves are available for in Library use. HCCC students must have an HCCC ID with the current semester sticker or schedule.

Librarians are working to collect textbook information and find ebook access for you.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our librarians via email or online chat. We are happy to help!


Our Libraries have Course Reserve collection that provides onsite access to textbooks and course-related materials for students.


  • JSQ - Reserve Desk on the 1st floor of Gabert Library;  
  • NHC - Library Service Desk on the 3rd floor.

Check Inventory:

  • Call JSQ at (201) 360-4369 or NHC at (201) 360-4605.
  • Check online by searching the book title at our Course Reserves list.


  • In-library use only.
  • Students can make copies of the material in a limited amount.
  • For faculty, please kindly inform us if your adopted textbooks are not in our Course Reserves list.

HCCC Course Reserves Request Form

Textbook Loan

To ensure access to high circulating items in our collection, the HCCC Libraries have different rules regarding borrowing Reserve materials, including workbooks and lab manuals.


may borrow one Reserve item and an associated workbook or manual for up to two hours and may renew it if no one else is waiting.

Faculty and Staff

may borrow one Reserve item and an associated workbook or manual for up to two hours, which may be renewed if no one else is waiting.


may not borrow reserve materials.

* Reserves materials are due 15 minutes before library closes.


Reserves Loan Period

Patron type Loan Period Renewals
HCCC Students 2 hours 1
HCCC Faculty & Staff 2 hours 1