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Library Resources

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

Digital Services Librarian

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Cynthia Medrano
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Resource Availability Overview

Resource Availability Overview

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

The library and computer lab are open Monday- Thursday from 10am-5pm, Fridays from 10am-1pm, and Saturdays from 12pm-5pm.

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.

If you need to reset your HCC password from off-campus, please go to the Manage My Password page.

If you need to reset your HCC password while on-campus, please use your mobile device and visit the same Manage My Password as listed above.

Open Access Journal and Article Dabatases

Open Access Journal and Article Dabatases 

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

JSTOR and Artstor Free Content

Directory of Open Access Journals

MedlinePlus

National Center for Biotechnology Information- PMC Journals

SSRN (Social Science Research Network)

The Mason OER Metafinder

Springer Link

HathiTrust Digital Library

Find OER

HCC Librarians

Meet the HCC Librarians

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Rachelle Stivers, Director of Library and Information Services 

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Megan Ballengee, Instructional Services Librarian

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Cynthia Medrano, Digital Services Librarian

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Erin Zimmerman, Library Technical Assistant - Technical Services

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Jill Harper, Public Services Librarian