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Online Help and Resources: Fall 2020 Library Information

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The physical Library space remains closed for Fall Quarter. Librarians are available to help you connect to resources - click Chat with a Librarian to get help right away. 

Need to borrow or return a Chomebook or other technology? Fill out the Student Technology Request form.

Have library materials checked out? Please keep books that you have checked out until the Library reopens. Due dates will be extended as long as you are still enrolled. If you have specific questions about items you have checked out, please contact our Circulation Services Manager, Charly Eaton at

Looking to purchase a textbook? Use the Find Textbooks lookup on the bookstore's website.

Online Help and Resources

  • Submit your question and a librarian from Edmonds College will get back to you within 24 hours
  • Look for a Resource Guide for your specific course or subject
  • Guides connect you to relevant resources and your librarian
  • All of our Library Databases can be accessed from any computer with internet access
  • Access our databases with your Student ID number and Canvas password
  • Read today's Seattle Times in our Newsbank database, the New York Times in our ProQuest database, and much more (ask a librarian for help!)
  • Thousands of eBooks are available by searching through OneSearch, ProQuest eBook Central, and Books 24x7

Check Out a Book

NEW for Fall Quarter: Students, Faculty, and Staff can now place holds on library materials (regular circulating books, magazines, and DVDs) and pick them up on specific days and times.

Important notes:

  • Course Reserves (textbooks) are NOT available for checkout or use as long as the Library space is closed
  • Minimal staff will be on campus so it may take 3-5 days for requests to be processed
  • No-contact pickup will be Wednesdays from 10-2 at SNH Hall
  • Loan period will be for the entire quarter

How to place a request:

  1. Find the book in OneSearch 
  2. Under "Get It" click Sign In
  3. Log in with your Canvas credentials (SID and Canvas password)
  4. Click Place a Hold, then Send Request
  5. Check your EdMail for a confirmation message with instructions for picking up your item

Watch the video for more information!

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