The Libraries have over 100,00 physical books. The Libraries have many collections. All of the books collections are available for check out by faculty, staff, students, and community members for 4 weeks except for the Reference Collection. To search our book collections, use the Library Catalog.
The majority of our books are in the General Collection. These books are collected to support the wide range of academic and technical programs we have at MCC.
The Reference Collection is available for use within the library. Print materials can be photocopied for educational purposes under the Copyright Law of the United States.
The Juvenile Collection feature books written for young children through teens and is used to support our Education, Early Childhood, and Literature courses. The YA collection is also to provide fun reading for our students and to provide materials to use in various assignments connected to social issues. These collections are on the 2nd floor of the S&D Library.
The Graphic Novels Collection is also to provide fun reading for our students and to provide materials to use in various assignments connected to social issues. This collection is on the 2nd floor of the S&D Library.
The ESL Collection supports ESL students in learning and practicing English. This collection is on the 2nd floor of the S&D Library.
The Faculty Collection consists of books written by faculty here at MCC. It is located on the 2nd floor near the Reference Desk of the S&D Library. If you have written a book that you would like included, please let us know and we will be happy to add it to our collection.
You can search for all types of materials such as books, ebooks, articles, and streaming videos using one search box with One Search. This box is located on the Library's homepage under the One Search tab.
Below are a couple of generic videos to help you get started. In the video they say Summons instead of One Search, but it's the same thing.
If you want to find physical books located at MCC, after you do a search in One Search and your list of results comes up, limit it on the left side of the screen to Books/eBooks.
Then scroll down, click on Library Location, and limit it to Mesa CC Library.