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Welcome Back Students!

by Kathryn Park on 2021-01-18T07:00:00-06:00 in Dual Credit, Students, Help, Student Success, About COM Library | Comments

Don't forget about all the great resources we've got just for you! 

Library Hours
You can always get the latest hours here

  • Hours the Library is physically open.
    • M-Th 8-6
    • F 8-12
  • Hours the Library is available online.
    • M-Th 8-8
    • F 8-5
    • S 9-1

Need Your Textbook Scanned?
If you don't have a copy of your textbook, due to the pandemic the library is temporarily offering to scan and deliver electronically chapters from our textbook reserves as textbooks are currently quarantined. 

  1. We can only scan chapters, we cannot scan entire books.
  2. Limited to 2 requests per book per person per week.
  3. Please allow three (3) working days for processing.
  4. Library staff will email you back an electronic file. 

Request a scan

Print Books & eBooks
You can use both print books or eBooks. For print books, the process is different due to the pandemic. Basically you need to go to our catalog, OneSearch and place books on hold that you want to take home. You get notified via email when they are ready to pick up. You can see more details here, including a quick how to video. Meanwhile, we have hundreds of thousands of eBooks available 24/7 that you can access in our A-Z Databases: Books & eBooks, try the Best Bets first.

There are more changes such as masks and social distancing, you can get the details here

Study Spaces in the Library
COM Library has lots of spaces for for study. Currently all seating in the library is 1 person per table for social distancing except for these spaces that you can reserve, like the Collaborative Tech Workstations or Whiteboard Stations which can have up to 2 people. For groups larger than 2 there are open spaces in Tech Voc building for group study. 

Library Guides, Tips & Help
Our guides are great one stop resources designed by COM Librarians with COM students in mind, to help you find the best resources for your projects and save you time. We also have created shorter, focused tips to get you started. You can tweet, text, chat and more to get answers to your question. Go to LibAnswers to ask a question or see some we've already answered from real live COM students!

Here is some contact info:

Have a great semester!!!!


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