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Library Resources for Summer 2021

This guide provides instructions on how to access resources through the library for Summer 2021.

Resource Availability Overview

For the quickest answers to your questions, email us through Ask a Librarian.

The physical library and computer lab are open Monday- Thursday from 10am-5pm. It is open virtually Fridays from 10am-1pm.

Access to article/ journal databases are currently available through the HCC Library website or you can use the links on the "Database Links" page, located in the tabs on the left.

You can find books and articles through I-Share. Check the tabs on the left for using I-Share and Book Pickup and for contacting the librarians. 

For citations, use NoodleTools via the HCC Library website.

Access to Kanopy is now available via the HCC Library website.

You can return your books in the drop box directly outside the Library on the first floor of the Student Commons Building.

Open Access Journal and Article Dabatases

Open access refers to free and immediate online availability of research articles. Below is a list of some places where you can search for free content:

JSTOR and Artstor Free Content

Directory of Open Access Journals


National Center for Biotechnology Information- PMC Journals


The Mason OER Metafinder

Springer Link

HathiTrust Digital Library

Find OER

HCC Librarians