Top ten things faculty should know about the MCC Libraries

Help is available 24/7

  • Ask A Librarian (24/7 chat service), in person, 2nd floor reference desk, or  call  the reference desk (480‐461‐7682). These services are both for you and your students.

Our most under‐utilized and most expensive resources are our electronic resources or databases.

  • Off site access is available (research from home)
  • We can work with you to create a library friendly assignment

We would love to do library instruction for your classes!

  • We can help your students locate reliable resources (A.K.A. Information literacy‐it’s our passion!)
  • We can provide instruction that is  customizable, multi‐session, online, & available on nights & weekends
  • The Library supports your instruction and your students!

Reserve Materials‐ help your students!

  • Please consider putting a copy of your textbook on Reserve (call 480‐461‐7677 or print reserves form)
  • You can put articles & book chapters on Reserve; don’t forget to submit the copyright form.
  • Remember, we do not carry or buy textbooks!

We welcome suggestions for purchasing books/materials that support the curriculum or your subject  area

You have a librarian assigned to your subject area.  We’d love to work with you!

Remote access to library resources for research

  • You and your students can use the library’s Electronic Resources from home (MCC email needed)

Inter Library Loan & Intra district loan.

  • If we don’t have it, chances are another library does.  We can get it for you.  

Your ID is your library card

  • In addition to being your print card and the card used to request books from other MCCCD campuses (this is the same for students).