Library

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Welcome to the Dallas College Library!

Get connected to our vast array of print and electronic resources, high quality resource instruction and technology tools.

 

Visit the Search Tools section for more options and a better explanation of the research process.

Ready to start researching? Begin here.

The Dallas College Library has an abundance of resources and tools for your use! Librarians are available to help you locate and evaluate resources, assist you with citations, and organize your research.

Live Student Webinars

Explore the library with online sessions covering topics ranging from how to research databases, help with citation, finding peer-reviewed sources and more.

Group In-Person Research Help

Attend an on-campus research lab designed to provide you with a 45-minute session to work on your project with a knowledgeable librarian present.

One-On-One Consultation

To book an appointment go to "Appointments" then select "Tutoring" for the care unit. Next select "Library Consultation" to book your appointment.

Independent Research

When you need to research on your own, the following links can point you in the right direction.

Did you know?  For more one-on-one-help, you can chat with or email a librarian.

 

The following search tools are available for your use. Read about each one to understand them more.

Search by Catalog

The Dallas College catalog can help you find on-campus books, ebooks, online journal articles, open access resources and more using just one search.

Search by Database

Browse a list of database collections which include video streaming services, eBook collections, peer reviewed journal articles and more.

Sign into your library account to check due dates, make requests, access databases and more.

 
 

Library Services and Resources

 
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Signing In to Library Resources

Use your Dallas College email address and password to access the following resources: eCampus, Databases, and the Library Catalog. View the Forgot/Reset My Password tutorial for help logging in.

Note: When accessing Dallas College Resources remotely, you may be prompted for Multi-Factor Authentication.


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Request a Resource

Borrow books from another Dallas College campus or request copies of academic articles from other libraries around the world. You can also submit recommendations for items to be purchased for inclusion in the Dallas College Library collection.

Request a Resource
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Device Loan Program

Explore various technology lending services at the Dallas College Learning Commons such as our general loan, short-term laptop program.

Rent a Device
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eBook Collections

Explore the Dallas College eBook collection and learn more about how to access and read ebooks.

eBook Collections
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Historical Archives

Welcome to our digital archives! Browse a growing collection of digitized photographs, slides, newspapers, documents, ephemera and videos pertaining to the history of our Dallas College Campuses.

Browse Archives
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Library Policies

Links to the various policies and guidelines applicable to Dallas College library materials circulation and usage.

Review Our Policies

Need any help? Contact us with your questions.

Faculty Resources

As a faculty member, you have access to resources designed especially for your needs. Here, you can request materials for your class, share library tutorials with your students, schedule a library presentation and more.

Visit a Library

Dallas College has seven libraries located across our campuses and centers. Each library observes the same hours of operation which can be found by visiting the Learning Commons website.

Locations and Contact Information


  Vi​ew our hours of opera​ti​on on the Learning Commons website.

Study Rooms

Study rooms are available at each Dallas College campus on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact Us

If you have questions and need to get in touch, you can contact a librarian by chat or email. Or, if you have comments, please complete our short Learning Commons Experience Survey.

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Other Areas in Learning Commons

Tutoring

Access tutoring and instructional support to help you with your studies.

Tell Me More About Tutoring

Testing

For students who are currently taking a credit class and need to take an exam issued by their instructor.


Explore Testing Centers

Computer Labs

Available as "open labs" for general student use.

See Locations and Hours