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During the current coronavirus event, many virtual services and resources are still available.

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Library Services During Covid-19

Library Hours

Library hours are subject to sudden change. The current SFCC Library hours are as follows: 

SFCC Library Spring Break Hours
Closed Monday, March 16 - Sunday, April 12. These dates are subject to change
. Check the library website for more information.

 

Returning: Laptops, Hotspots, & Books

Special loan contingency during the Covid - 19 event: All materials currently checked out are due back by Monday, April 27.

Interlibrary Loan

Book requests are on temporary suspended until further notice. Article requests will be processed as soon as possible depending on staff availability. Expect delays in fulfillment due to lending library closures.

 InterLibrary Loan Request Form.

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Spokane Public Library Resources

SCC/SFCC students can access the Spokane Public Library's digital resources. If you and your family are spending extended time at home, you may want to take advantage of SPL's extensive collection of popular ebooks, audiobooks, streaming films & television shows, online magazines, and even comics.

Check Our Accessing Spokane Public Library Resource page or contact the SFCC Reference Desk if you have questions about how to get your automatically approved library barcode.

SFCC Updates

SFCC official coronavirus emergency update page. 

Research Help

Research Help 24/7

Looking for research sources for an assignment? Having trouble using library databases? Not sure if your sources are credible? Need citation help?

Expert librarians are standing by to assist you. Contact us any time. During Covid-19, expect delays in chat responses.

24/7 live chatchat  

SFCC librarians will chat with you online. (During off-hours, you may be chatting with a librarian from another college.)

 null email  

During this Covid-19 event, SFCC librarians will not be able to respond to email until Monday, April 6.

Research Databases

You can access articles, ebooks, streaming videos, and more. When off-campus, use your Bigfoot login to access these items in library databases.

Library Guides

Library guides provide extra instructional support by subject area and/or class. 

Faculty Support

Faculty Support

Librarians are available to support faculty. Contact your liaison librarian, or use 24/7 online chat for immediate support.

Library Resources for Information Literary Instruction Online

Librarians are happy to help you create or enhance research content in your course.

 

We have a library guide for faculty featuring all our resources for support online instruction.

 

Example services & resources:

  • Embedded media you can place in your online classes: eBooks, articles, streaming video, and more.
  • Embedded librarian in your online or on-ground class (contact us to discuss adding a subject librarian as a TA or co-teaching for a period of time).
  • Online resource guides curated for your course.
  • Synchronous instruction sessions via Zoom for students, faculty, and other patrons.
  • Asynchronous instruction sessions and tutorials you can embed in Canvas which are customized to your course.
  • 24/7 live-chat research help.

Let us know if you are interested in any of these options or would like to discuss alternatives. 

We've got lots of techie tools we can use to support you and students remotely.

If you are not sure who to contact, please refer to our list of librarians by subject area to determine the best person to email. All librarians are help to help!