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Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Information for Students

Maricopa Community College District Information

The Maricopa Community College District has provided information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates regarding classes and events at  You can also visit to find information about temporary low-cost offers for Internet services and access being provided by various companies.

It is also recommended that you sign up for RAVE alerts to receive emergency alerts from the college location(s) you select by going to
   Once you have registered and confirmed your RAVE account, make sure you go to the Opt-In Lists tab to select your college location subscriptions!


** Connect with SCC: current contact information for various SCC departments and resources for additional help. **

SCC Library Information

Updated library hours: The SCC Library is closed.

  • Need a textbook? Free access to many textbooks can be found here
  • Need a laptop? A list of discounted options are available here.
  • Need a virtual study room? There are options and tutorials on how to meet with other students online.
  • Online research can be done using our numerous eBooks and article databases any time of the day or night.
  • All books currently checked out from SCC Library will be automatically renewed until 5/11/2020.
    • This does not apply to books borrowed through Interlibrary Loan. Please send questions regarding ILL to Nancy Iwanicki at
  • Please hold on to checked out items until the campus reopens. 


New to researching online and not sure where to start?

  1. Start with our SCC Library 101 site to learn the basics of searching the online library resources. 
  2. Check out the collection of How To guides including the Getting Started with Research guide.
  3. View subject-specific research guides and Class guides (only available for certain classes).


​​***If you have any library or research questions, you can learn about our Virtual Reference options or use the Ask a Librarian chat service (see box below). This service is available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.***

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The library subscribes to dozens of databases. Most are indexes to and full-text articles from magazines, scholarly journals, and newspapers. Other types of databases include libraries of streaming videos, electronic books, entries from reference books, and business and legal resources.

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All    Streaming    DVD/Blu-Ray/VHS   

Search a Specific Streaming Video Database

Click here for the Library Catalog of books and DVDs available at the SCC Library, including course reserve materials.

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Can I check my textbook out from the library?

Generally, the SCC Library does NOT purchase textbooks. However, some instructors put copies of textbooks on reserve at the library where the book may be checked out for limited periods of time. Books may also be acquired from the campus bookstore. For more information or to check availability, follow the links below.


To check out any items from the library you need a photo ID.

How long can I keep…

Books: 28 days, one renewal*
Non-book items: (e.g., DVDs, CDs, etc.): 7 days, one renewal*
Reserve items: varies (usually 2 or 3 hours for in-library use only)
Loan limits:
  • Students: Limit 20 items / unlimited holds / 5 non-book items
  • Faculty/Staff: Limit 20 items /unlimited holds /unlimited non-book items
  • Alumni: Limit 10 items / 5 holds / 3 non-book items
  • Community Borrowers: Limit 5 items / 5 holds / 3 non-book items

*See the "Renewal" section for more information.

Are all the computers at the library being used by other students?  Need to work with your  group in a study room, but no one owns a laptop?  SCC Library offers the resources to help you succeed!  

Students can check out a laptop from the Check Out/Reserves Desk near the library's entrance.

  • Laptop check-out requires a Government Issued PHOTO ID (not an Artie Card) which we keep at the circulation desk for the duration of check-out.
  • Laptops are for student use only and unfortunately cannot be checked out to community borrowers. 
  • Laptops may be checked out for 3 hours.
  • Laptops may be used anywhere inside the library.  They are not available to take outside of the building.
  • If using for a study room, be sure to also check out any additional supplies, such as monitor remotes, HDMI cables, white board markers, etc...    
  • Laptops are not linked to the SCC printers; so printing from the laptops is not available.

Laptop Login
Password:  Your MEID password

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Hours & Location

**The library is closed**

Spring Semester 

Mon.-Thurs.  7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri.                 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sat. -Sun.      CLOSED

**The library is closed**

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