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Getting Started Using the Library (Support during COVID-19) : Home

This guide will help you learn how to access library resources during the COVID-19 disruption.

Take advantage of all our virtual library has to offer! 

 The Physical Library is closed until further notice.

UPDATES

Due Dates for Library Books

If you have library books due, please do not come to campus to return them. The library will forgive all fines accrued on books due until campus reopens. Please ignore any overdue notices you receive, as our system sends those out automatically.  When the campus reopens, please return your books and we will adjust your library account accordingly.

Request Books and DVDs to Pickup Curbside 

You can now request to pickup books curbside (behind the library). To place a request, click on Search the Library to get started, and then sign in (located in the upper right corner) with your OCC username and password.  For more details and step-by-step instructions, visit the Requesting Books & DVDs page.  Curbside pickup is Monday - Thursday 1-3pm.

Going Forward

When the situation changes, we will update this site and put a notice on the website.  Stay safe and healthy! 

Is My Textbook Free Online?

Check the library catalog or free textbook list. Use the "Available Online" filter to see online books in the library search.

**Please note: the free books from Redshelf and VitalSource are no longer available.

Need Research Help? 

 Chat with a librarian by clicking on the speech bubble below.   

Chat Hours (during the semester):
Monday -Thursday: 8am - 9pm
Friday: 8am - 3pm
Saturday: 10am - 3pm
Sunday: CLOSED

  Schedule a research appointment with a librarian.  

15 and 45 minute research appointments are available throughout the week.
This is a great opportunity to get help finding articles, ebooks, or other online resources for papers and projects.  

 Email your question to: egratz@occ.cccd.edu