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Online Library Orientation: Video Tutorials

This LibGuide offers general information about the HCC Libraries, library services, and resources available for research.

Additional Login Methods

There are multiple ways to log-in to HCC Libraries online resources depending on how you are linked to them:

  • 1. Your username: first initial of first name, last name and any number assigned by the system. i.e. John Smith = jsmith27
  • 2. Your default password: first initial of first name CAPITALIZED, first initial of last name (lowercase) followed by your 7-digit student number, e.g., Jsmith1234567
  • 3. Library log-in with Net ID
  • 1. In a Canvas course, click "HCC Libraries Online" from the leftnav or left navigation menu.
  • 2. Click the "Launch HCC " button
  • 3. You are logged into the Library Catalog Search (Note: use the tabs (Library Home, Databases, etc.) to access other library resources. (Click to see screenshots)
  • 4. Library access though Canvas
  • 1. Skip the OpenAthens login and instead search "Hillsborough" in the "Find your Institution" search box.
  • 2. Use your NetID login as described above.
  • 3. Find your Institution Login

Ways to access the HCC Libraries website:

Library Catalog: Discovery Search

A series of videos on discovery search using the Library Catalog:
NOTE -- These videos are being updated to reflect our new library discovery search.

Video Tutorials

These short, useful videos were created for an ENC 1101 class. However, they can help students in most classes that require research.  

ENC 1101 – Full online tour (10:01)    

ENC 1101 – Databases only (3:15)

ENC 1101 – Books only (3:33)   

ENC 1101 – eBooks only (2:24)