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Virtual Library

The Laurel College Center has a Virtual Library, a group of computers dedicated for easy access to library resources at PGCC and HCC. Informational literature is available to help with research and other projects. 

The Virtual Library also provides a quiet, undisturbed area where students can work and study. 

The Virtual Library is located in room 402 on the fourth floor of the Laurel College Center.

For students:

Looking for an article or book for your upcoming research project?

As a student at the Laurel College Center, you can access PGCC or HCC library resources.

Online

Access electronic library resources, like articles, from anywhere!

Are you an HCC student or a PGCC student? Select the appropriate link below to access your institution’s online resources.

Howard Community College student (Link to HCC library site)

Prince George’s Community College student (Link to PGCC library site)

Onsite at PGCC & HCC

Visit the main campus libraries of  HCC or PGCC for:

  • Print books
  • DVDs or CDs
  • Computers
  • Study space
  • Research assistance

Click on the links below for the hours at the HCC and PGCC libraries.

HCC Library hours (Link to HCC library site)

PGCC Library hours (Link to PGCC library site)

Onsite at LCC

The Laurel College center has a Virtual Library, room 402, where students can access the electronic library resources at PGCC and HCC.  Access is also available in the Computer Lab, room 404.

Visit the LCC virtual library or computer lab for:

  • Computers
  • Study space
  • Research information

For HCC Faculty:

HCC Faculty can work with the HCC Library to place course materials on e-reserve or request an information literacy class for their students. Visit the HCC Library website, www.howardcc.edu/library, and click “Faculty/Staff FAQs” for more information on library services for HCC Faculty.

For PGCC Faculty:

The PGCC Library offers library research instruction face-to-face and via Blackboard. To schedule face-to-face or online instruction sessions:

  • Go to the PGCC Library website, http://library.pgcc.edu and click “Faculty Resources.”
  • To quickly access the request form, click the “Information Literacy Instruction Request” link located below the picture of the books.
  • Log into mypgcc to access the form.
  • For details on the Information Literacy Program, click the tab at the top of the Faculty Resources page.

Call the Research Information Desk, 301-322-0476 with questions or concerns. 

Quick links

For HCC students & faculty:

HCC Library Website: http://www.howardcc.edu/students/campus_services/library/index.html

HCC Faculty Resources: http://howardcc.libguides.com/content.php?pid=170170&sid=1847972

Ask a Librarian: http://howardcc.libanswers.com/

Directions for accessing HCC electronic resources from off-campus: http://howardcc.libanswers.com/a.php?qid=58291

For PGCC students & faculty:

PGCC Library Website: http://library.pgcc.edu

PGCC Faculty Resources: http://pgcc.libguides.com/faculty_resources

PGCC Research Guides: http://www.pgcc.edu/Library/Research_Guides.aspx