Only items located in the Seattle Central College Library collection are available for request.
These items include:
Overdue fines are temporarily suspended. However, overdue items are subject to replacement cost fines. All items overdue 20 days or longer will result in a replacement cost fine.
The Library will send all notifications by email only to Seattle Colleges' email addresses. It is the patron's responsibility to monitor their college email. Replacement costs for all items are the cost to replace the item itself. The Library reserves the right to review this policy on a case-by-case basis. We understand each student's situation is different and the library will work with you to resolve any issues.
Borrowers Who Can Place Holds:
All items can be picked up at the circulation desk. Additional pick up options available by request as staff time allows. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-934-4050
Please note, not all Course Reserves items are available for request. To search for available textbooks, click here. For best results, under the drop-down menu, select 'Course Reserves' and use search parameters, course, and course number, such as, 'MATH 151' or title of the book.
Users can place holds at Seattle Central College library, .
Watch a video on How to Place a Hold for pick up or follow the instructions below.
How the Process Works:
1. Place your holds
Request your items via our library catalog.
2. Wait for your pickup notice
When your hold is ready for pickup, you'll receive an email notification from Seattle Central College Library with the subject "Library Pickup Notice".
3. Pick up your holds by appointment
Items can be picked up at the Circulation desk during the library's open hours.
You will be asked to provide photo identification.
4. Once You Pick Up the Items
Most items check out for the entire quarter and will be due back on the last day of the quarter.
5. Time Limit on Holds
Unclaimed items will be returned to the shelves within 14 days of notification. You will need to request the items again if you are still interested in them.
How to Cancel a Hold:
You can cancel your holds by logging into your library account or by contacting a library staff at email@example.com.
Electronic Collections: including ebooks, research databases, and streaming videos are available from the library homepage. Use the Quick Find search box to get started or use the A-Z list of databases.
All current students and employees can access electronic collections from the library homepage. Users will be prompted to enter their MySeattleColleges email address and password to access these resources.
COURSE RESERVES - Textbooks
Search Reserves in the library catalog to request the available item if it has the phrase, 'Special Reserves' under LOCATIONS.
Or you can
Library staff members are following best hygiene practices recommended by public health authorities
Your items will be bagged before given to you
The library requires anyone to wear a mask and maintain social distance
Returned library items are quarantined overnight
Library faculty will provide library instruction through Canvas modules, by embedding in courses, and through reference services. Faculty can contact their librarian liaison or the reference desk to arrange instruction. In Canvas Commons, search for “Seattle Central College Library” to find the nine information literacy modules that you can import into your courses:
Librarians are happy to work with you to customize modules or to construct new modules for your information literacy outcomes. Please contact your liaison librarian to work with us on instruction or Ask-a-Librarian.
Speak directly with Seattle Central Librarians during the days and hours offered, Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm. Click the link to start a LIVE CHAT session!
You can always get help with research, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Our partner librarians at other colleges are qualified and ready to assist you.