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How to ... ?

Check out these short video and handouts on how to use some of the library resources and services to help you study.  Fill out the "Video On Demand Form" if you'd like to suggest a topic.  Don't forget to Chat with a Librarian, available 24/7. 


Access library databases How to access the library databases on- and off-campus?  


Book a study room

How to book a study room for your group of 2 or more people? The video shows you how to reserve a room up to 4 time slots (55 min. per slot) per day, and up to 4 weeks in advance. 

Video (0:54 min) Web Page

Create a library account

How to create a Mt. SAC Library account? With a Mt. SAC Library account, you can:

  • Review what you have checked out and their due dates
  • Renew items 
  • Place holds on items that are checked out to others

Locate a Reserves textbook

How to find out if the library has a copy of your textbook and how to locate the textbook.


Place holds

You must create a Mt. SAC Library account first, then you can place holds on items that are checked out to others


Print from your own device

How to print a document or web page from your own Internet connected device? Follow three easy steps.

  Web Page

Renew items

You must create a Mt. SAC Library account first. Then you can renew items online. 


Sign up for library workshops

How to sign up for library workshops or tours? 

Mt. SAC Library strives to make our online resources accessible to everyone. We specifically consider design features that make our web pages accessible to individuals with disabilities, including those using assistive technology for computer access. If you find a library page or database inaccessible to you, please contact Hong Guo at (909) 274-6490 or Mt. SAC Accessibility Resource Centers for Students (ACCESS) at (909) 274-4290. Last Modified: 9/11/19