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Dale Mabry Library: Information & Services: DM Library Services

Student Library Services

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

Ask a Librarian
Get help from a librarian - by chat, text or email - beyond the library's oerating hours!

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

InterLibrary Loans
If HCC Dale Mabry Library doesn't have what you're looking for:

  1. Search All Florida College/University Libraries -- Choose your home institution and log in with your Borrower ID and PIN.
  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 leisure collection is located just inside the main entrance across from the Reference Desk.

Faculty Library Services

See Forms on the right 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.

Campus Guide to Copyright Compliance


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.
  • 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

Dale Mabry Library Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible computer stations (#27)
    • Large 24" flatscreen monitor
    • Keys-U-See® Large Print Keyboard
    • Zoom Text Software version v9.1
    • JAWS version v14
    • Windows 7 & Microsoft Office 2013
  • Staff available to assist with retrieval of materials and use of photocopiers, etc.

The Library (DLRC) is a three-floor building, however only the second and third floors contain the resources and services available to users. All floors of the Library are accessible by elevators:

  • First floor elevator is located through the west entrance of the Library next to the Humanities (DHUM) building.
  • The elevator that takes you to the third floor is on the right upon entering the Library on the second floor.

Other helpful information

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