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Library Resources: OneSearch

NEW! Book Delivery Service

You can now use OneSearch to request books to be delivered right to your door!  Books from our Main Collection, Leisure Reading Collection, and Textbook Lending Library are available to request.

  1. Use OneSearch to search for your book title.
  2. Click on the book title and scroll down to "Get It"
  3. Click on "Request," fill out the form and send!

Please note:  Requests submitted on or before Tuesdays at 12:00 pm will be processed and shipped before the end of the business week. Please allow at least 2 weeks for delivery.

About OneSearch

If you need to find electronic books and articles for your assignments while off-campus, use OneSearch!  OneSearch searches across the library's catalog and databases to give you quick and easy access to all of the library's online resources.

The videos below will show you how to limit your searches to either electronic books or articles.

Using OneSearch to Find Articles



Using OneSearch to Find Books and eBooks

Get Help from a Librarian

Live, real-time help from a librarian is available via chat during the following days and times:

Monday and Tuesday:  8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday and Thursday:  8:00am - 11:00pm
Sunday:  7:00pm - 12:00am

Chat will not be available during holiday campus closures.

You can also make an appointment to get help from a librarian through zoom by visiting:

Contact the VC Library

Circulation Desk

Contact for questions about your library account.

Reference Desk

Contact for research help and accessing library resources.