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Brandon Library: Information and Services: BR Library Services


HCC ID / Library Card


Brandon Audio/Visual

If you have special software needs or would like to receive training with the smart room please contact OIT for assistance.


Checking Out Materials

  • You must present your HCC library card to check out materials.
  • Patrons are fully responsible for all materials borrowed with the card.
  • Please see our HCC checkout guide for HCC Libraries circulation policies.
  • Circulating books may be renewed if no request has been made to borrow the book. You can check your library account online at My Account.
  • Overdue notices will be sent via Hawkmail. You will be responsible for the cost of unreturned library materials.
  • Students who fail to return overdue materials will have a hold placed on their academic records for the full value of non-returned items
  • Reference Books may be used in the library only.
  • Items placed on reserve may be used in the library only.

Library Accessibility

Brandon Library Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible computer stations (#4, #26, #28)
  • Accessible computer station (#28)
    • Large 24" flatscreen monitor
    • Keys-U-See® Large Print Keyboard
    • Zoom Text Software version v9.1
    • JAWS version v14
    • Windows 7 & Microsoft Office 2013
  • Optelec ClearView 500 Full Color Electronic Low Vision Magnifier
  • Staff available to assist with retrieval of materials and use of photocopiers, etc.

Other helpful information

Please contact us with any questions or comments concerning Library accessibility.

Student Library Services

Reference Desk
Feel free to ask a librarian for reference and research assistance.

Ask a Librarian
Chat & Email Reference Service.

Reference Appointments
Contact a reference librarian to make an appointment for reference and research assistance.

InterLibrary Loans
If HCC Brandon Library doesn't have what you are looking for:

  1. Search All Florida College/University Libraries
  2. If you're still not finding what you need:

Reciprocal Borrowing
With a current HCC ID/Library card, students & faculty will be allowed to check out books from USF or any other state university system library. 

Leisure Collections
The library has collections of bestsellers and paperbacks, DVDs, & CDs for your enjoyment. These collections are funded by the Student Government Association.

Faculty Services

See Forms to the left for: Interlibrary Loans, Class Orientation Requests, and  Materials Requests.

Reference Assistance
Librarians are available to assist with research help.

Reserve Materials
Faculty may reserve items for their classes at the circulation desk in Library. Reserve items may be used by students in the library only.

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