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Brewer Library, Decatur Campus
The Albert P. Brewer Library is located on the Decatur campus. Print books, eBooks, online databases, magazines and journals, newspapers, books-on-CD, and Reserve materials are included in the holdings.
Computer workstations provide access to print materials as well as over 58,000 full text EBSCOhost electronic books (eBooks) through the Library Catalog found on the Library Web site.
Calhoun students (including Dual Enrollment) and employees have access to licensed, online databases offered through the Alabama Virtual Library plus databases licensed by the college. Thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers, and trade publications offer full-text articles. Off Campus access requires a Username (C Number) and Password (Same password as MyCalhoun).
Workstations offer access to Microsoft Office 2016 application software (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint). In addition, students can access MyCalhoun, Blackboard, and Outlook from workstations.
Reciprocal borrowing privileges are in place for all Calhoun students and faculty to borrow books at the libraries of Athens State University, Drake State Community and Technical College, and Alabama A&M University without a charge. The UAH Library charges a $25 annual fee for the checkout of materials. All cooperating libraries require verification that the student is registered at Calhoun for the current semester. Community patrons are also invited and encouraged to register for a Calhoun Library Card. A driver's license and social security number are required for registration as a Borrower. One-on-one assistance in conducting library research and traditional reference services are offered by a librarian. Library instruction for classes (day and evening) can be scheduled by communicating with the Reference Librarian at 256-306-2777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The VIP Room is equipped with student workstations for hands-on use and may be scheduled by instructors and other groups by calling the circulation staff at 256-306-2774. Learning space is available with technology for groups of students for collaborative study.
TILT (The Information Literacy Tutorial), is offered in ORI 110 and is customized by librarians to teach information literacy skills by introducing Library resources.
Personalized library instruction is offered to English 101 classes when instructors make the request. Online tutorials for searching selected databases and eReference guides are available through the Library website.
For more information, including hours, the Library blog, Twitter, and Facebook, please access the Library website.
Huntsville Campus Library
The online Library Catalog offers access to print and eBook collections at the Huntsville Campus Library and Brewer Library. More than 58,000 EBSCOhost eBooks offer online, full text content that support the academic programs. Credo Reference offers full text, online access to 550+ online reference books. When accessing an eBook off campus, you must enter a Username (C Number) and Password (Same password as MyCalhoun).
Computers offer access to licensed, online databases provided by the Alabama Virtual Library plus databases licensed by the college. All licensed databases offer full text articles and are accessible remotely to authorized users via a Username (C Number) and Password (Same password as MyCalhoun).
A collection of print magazines, journals, and newspapers is available for casual reading.
Librarians offer one-on-one assistance in conducting library research. Inquire at the Reference Desk in person, by telephone, or make a request via email at email@example.com.
TILT (The Information Literacy Tutorial), offered in ORI 110, teaches the basics of information literacy and library instruction—how to select, access, evaluate and use information resources available to Calhoun students through the Brewer Library and Huntsville Campus Library.
Librarians offer personalized library instruction for English 101 classes upon request by the instructor—day, evening, and weekend. To schedule a class, call 256-890-4777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, including hours, the Library blog, Twitter, and Facebook, please access the Library Web site.