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Need assistance using the new library catalog? Need to renew an item or view your requests? Watch this how to video or use this guide to get started!
Need a hotspot? Quantities are limited, so put your request in today! Request one by filling out the form linked here

virtual displays

Check out what's happening in the library with the AHC Library's virtual displays! Our newest display is on self-care and calming reads.

Self care and calming reads.

November is National Native American Heritage Month- check out our display highlighting library resources celebrating this! 

Online Library Orientation

New for fall 2020: an online library orientation! Visit our Services page for all 3 modules and try it out or share it with your classes.

Remote Services

The Allan Hancock College Library building will be open for scheduled quiet study space appointments this fall. Make sure to request your appointment by calling or emailing the library beforehand. Users can still access the many digital resources of the library 24/7, such as the article databasese-booksstreaming films, and the library catalog. For more information on study space hours, lending and more, visit our Using the Library page. Please visit our COVID-19 Resources page for additional helpful links.


The Mission of the AHC Library is to support all Allan Hancock College students and staff with both immediate research needs and the development of information literacy skills, to enhance lifeling learning. In addition, the library is the campus "center of learning," with a welcoming atmosphere conducive to studying and learning.