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As of March 21, 2020, HCCC Libraries have moved online. All physical facilities are closed until further notice. Please visit our Library Services during COVID-19 page for more information.
To get the latest updates from our college, please check HCCC Novel Coronavirus page.

Information for Alumni: Home

Online Resources

Due to the copyright restrictions from database vendors, HCCC alumni do not have access to our libraries subscribed resources.

Alumni may use:

If you have any questions, please contact our librarians. We'd be happy to help!

Books

HCCC alumni may:

  • borrow books (4 maximum) for 4 weeks.
  • borrow CDs, DVDs (2 DVDs/CDs maximum) for 14 days.
  • borrow 4 items total of which 2 may be DVDs, Blu-Rays, or CD-ROMs. 
  • renew loans once until hard due date, if no outstanding holds or recalls on the material.
  • keep track of your borrowings via your Koha account.

Please note:

  • A current HCCC photo I.D. card with the alumni label must be presented.
  • Due to high demand, all Reserves books are for current HCCC students and faculty use only.
  • All materials must be returned by the end of the semester.

More information is available at our Borrow/Renew/Return page.

Newspapers & Magazines

HCCC alumni are welcome to:

  • browse the library's newspapers and magazines in house.

Please note:

  • Newspapers and magazines can not be checked out .

Locations:

  • Newspapers: Gabert Library - Reserves Desk on 1st floor; North Hudson Library - Service Desk.
  • Magazines: Gabert Library - near Cafe on 1st floor; North Hudson Library - near Service Desk.

Electronics & Devices

HCCC alumni may:

  • borrow an audio headset for 2 hours, in Library use only.
  • borrow CDs and DVDs (2 DVDs/CDs maximum) for 14 days.
  • renew loans twice until May 18, 2020, if no outstanding holds or recalls on the material.
  • keep track of the borrowings via your Koha account.

Please note:

  • A current HCCC photo I.D. card with the alumni label must be presented.
  • Due to high demand, most electronics and devices are reserved for the current HCCC students, faculty and staff use only.
  • All materials must be returned by the end of the semester.

More information is available at our Borrow/Renew/Return page.

Computers / Wifi / Charging

Computers
  • JSQ - 60 VDI computers and 17 MAC computers. NHC - 30 VDI computers and 2 MAC computers. 
  • Laptop loan for up to 2 hours, in library use only. First come, first served.
Network
  • Select Student from the available wireless signals on your laptop or mobile device.
  • When prompted, log in with your HCCC username and password.
Charging Station
  • Charging stations for cell phones are available on each floor of the Libraries.
  • Some study desks are equipped with power outlets that allow for laptop charging. 

Study Spaces

Gabert Library

  • Quiet Study Room  - first floor, near MakerSpace.
  • Study tables - first and second floor, open area.
  • Soft seating (upholstered chairs) - first and second floor, open area.

North Hudson Library

  • Quiet Area - main floor.
  • Study tables - main floor.

Private group study rooms are open to current HCCC students only.

Please keep the study desks clean and tidy, and be mindful of others studying. There is no food allowed in study rooms and outside desks.

Makerspace

The HCCC MakerSpace is a space for you to show your creative side, share interests and ideas with peers, and work on group projects with the provided devices and equipment.

It is open to all current HCCC students, faculty, staff and alumni. Visitors may not use the Makerspace unless otherwise noted.

What is in the MakerSpace:

  • 3D printers;
  • VR (Virtual Reality) headsets;
  • STEM kits;
  • Video games (Nintendo Wii U and Switch);
  • Button makers;
  • Assorted craft items, like paints, markers, craft papers, etc.

To make an appointment, please contact James Cox (201-360-4354; jcox@hccc.edu), Director of Patron Services.

For more information on the MakerSpace, please visit our MakerSpace page.

Library Events

Due to COVID-19, all of the planned onsite events are canceled.

Our libraries are preparing for online programming. 

For more information on library events, please contact James Cox (jcox@hccc.edu) , our Director of Patron Services.