STCC Library is a member of two consortia and our students, staff and faculty have access to a number of libraries throughout Massachusetts.
STCC Library is now a member of the HELM Consortium. Founded in 2017, HELM (Higher Education Libraries of Massachusetts) is an association of Massachusetts college libraries in public higher education. By the end of 2021, it will include 12 community college and 2 state college libraries, including Holyoke Community College Library and the Berkshire Community College Library.
NOTE: STCC Library's partnership with C/W MARS ended on June 1st 2020.
STCC Library is part of CLGS, a consortium of public and academic libraries located in the Greater Springfield area. By reciprocal agreements, a STCC library card will be honored at the Cooperating Libraries of Greater Springfield. These libraries include: American International College, Bay Path College, Elms College, Holyoke Community College, the Springfield City Library, Springfield College, the Western New England University Library & Law Library, and Westfield State College. Library card holders from these institutions also have borrowing privileges at STCC Library. For more information about these libraries and STCC Library patron borrowing priveleges, please visit: Local Libraries.
In June 2020, the STCC Library became a member of the HELM consortium. New resources from other community college libraries in Massachusetts are now available.