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A guide to using Ybor City Library resources, in person and online.
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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This library guide will help you use HCC Ybor City Campus Library and online resources.

See below ↓ for important information about accessing library materials in-person and online.

If you are only taking online classes, click here.

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Your Hawk Card is also your Library Card

With the HawkCard you can:

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

Access the online resources linked from the HCC Libraries site.

  1. Input your 7-digit Student ID# from your card.
  2. Input the last 4 digits of your ID# for the PIN.
    • For example, if your ID# were 0456789, your PIN would be 6789.
  3. To change your PIN access “My Account”. Click on “PIN” to change it.
  4. Having trouble logging in? Contact an HCC campus library.

How to Log On to HCC's eResources


The Online Library in CANVAS


Tour the Ybor City Library (2:09)


Why Use a Library?

College-level research involves using a variety of resources to find information that is reliable and relevant to the topic. Most of the research you will do in college involves using academic or scholarly resources available from your campus library. Many of these materials - including encyclopedias, articles, book chapters, and videos - are available online from the library's website.

It is important to know that there is a difference between casual, everyday research using the "free" Web or reading the local paper, and more scholarly research using library resources. This video from Hartness Library System explains.

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