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A brief guide to resources available to Distance Learners for library research.


This LibGuide will provide information on Library Resources for Distance Learning Students. You will find helpful pages with information on:

  • how to Search HCC Libraries for ebooks, articles, streaming videos and more available to you online (as well as books available in the libraries).
  • how to use the Database Finder to find and search our 120+ databases for magazine/journal/newspaper articles and more.
  • other online resources such as helpful websites, tutorials, videos and more.

Use the tabs above to navigate this LibGuide. First read the HCC ID infomation in the box on the right.

Your Hawk Card is also your Library Card

Hawk Card

With your HawkCard you can:

  • Check out books, etc. from the library
  • Use HCC's online research resources
  • Print and photocopy

Access online resources on the HCC Libraries site:

  1. Your "Borrower ID" is your 7-digit student ID# (or employee ID#) on your Hawk Card.
  2. Input the last 4 digits of your ID# for the PIN. Looks like this.
  3. For example, if your ID# were 0456789, your PIN would be 6789.
  4. To change your PIN access “My Account”. Click “PIN” to change it.
  5. Having trouble logging in? Contact an HCC campus library.