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The College Libraries are now open to the HCCC community -

https://library.hccc.edu/reopening

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 Libraries now reopen to our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Starting August 12, 2020, our libraries begin offering curbside pickup of books and DVDs.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic, materials can be renewed multiple times with no penalties.  However, if you are able please return the library loans to the libraries if you no longer need them. Thank you!

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 for 28 days 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

Due to COVID-19, newspapers and magazines are unavailable.

Electronics & Devices

Due to COVID-19, audio headsets are unavailable.

HCCC alumni may:

  • borrow CDs and DVDs (2 DVDs/CDs maximum) for 14 days.
  • renew loans once until hard due date, 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.

During COVID-19, MakerSpace is closed for safety until further notice.

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.