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Remote Library Services

Remote Library Services & Resources

Many library resources and services are available while we work remotely. 

Contact the library via email, phone or chat. Reference librarians are also available via telephone at ‪(413) 342-0998‬ during regular library hours. Having trouble with Chat? Look at our help page

Library Instruction

Librarians can provide remote live instruction sessions via Zoom or Google Hangouts. Fill out an instruction request here, or email We can also work with faculty to provide a customized, recorded instruction session that can cover remote login, searching, article retrieval and citation assistance.


Research Assistance

Librarians are available via phone, email, or chat to assist the campus community with their research needs. In addition, the library's YouTube Channel has dozens of brief videos offering assistance in using databases, technology and services. 

Online Collections

Search the catalog *****LIMIT TO EBOOKS?******

Choose a Database - Our databases offer scholarly and popular articles and streaming media. Remote access is available for all of our titles. 

Research Guides - Created by Librarians, Research Guides offer a selected collection of resources on a specific topic (i.e. World War II) or program (i.e. Nursing)

Community Resources - the library has an extensive resource guide to help students in need of housing, child care, food, and health assistance.

Equipment Loans

Returns of Summer Equipment - all Hotspots and Chromebooks borrowed for Summer classes are due back by Thursday, August 13. Students should check their email for instructions about safely returning equipment. 


Loans for Fall Semester 2020

Enrolled STCC students are eligible to borrow Chromebooks and Hotspots from the library. This equipment is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. *****FORM FOR CHROMEBOOK/HOTSPOT RESERVES?*******

Help is available for using Chromebooks and Hotspots. 

Physical Collection

Due Dates

Returning Books - Books should be returned to the blue bins along the campus entry road. 

Scanning -  ****SCANNING REQUEST FORM?******


Interlibrary Loan