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Holt Library Catalog Search

Search the library catalog to find books, videos, and more at Holt Library.

For more advanced search options, go directly to the library catalog.

How to register your student ID as your Holt Library card

You will not need a library account to use online resources. Simply log in to MySCC, choose the "Library" tab at the top of the page, and begin your research. 

      You will find online databases containing peer-reviewed articles, the library book catalog, and LibGuides (a collection of resources for your major, your classes, or your interests).





If you wish to use print materials (check out books, magazines, professional journals in print, or DVDs:


1. Obtain a student ID from the Cashier's office in Balsam building on the Jackson campus. (This is easily accomplished during Orientation!)

2. Do one of the following:

       --bring your student ID to the library and we will help you create your library account.

       --email us at

       --you can even call us at 800.449.4091x4288 and we will send you the registration form by email.


    Borrow from other libraries: Interlibrary Loan Service

    Remember, if we don't hold the book you need, you can also request it from another community college library in North Carolina.

    Please allow at least a week for delivery, and be sure we have your current phone number/email address so that we can notify you when items arrive.

    • See a staff member,
    • call (828.339.4288), or
    • email our librarian Tracy:          

    This is a free service!


    Library FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

    Can I make a phone or e-mail request to have articles sent from the Holt Library to my location?

    Most of our articles are available electronically; contact us if you have difficulty finding the article you need and we will do our best to help you. 

    Can I make a phone or e-mail request to have books sent from the Holt Library to my location?  

    The quickest way to receive a book is to use the Interlibrary Loan function by placing the book on hold using the online catalog.  This is covered in the Holt Library Student Course (contained in Blackboard): ask your instructors if you do not see the Course listed. If you do not live near a participating library, please contact the library either via phone (800.447.4091, ext. 4288) or email ( to seek alternative options. 

    How do I access a library database listed in this guide?  

    To use these resources, you must first log in to your MySCC account (click here: MySCC login).  If you encounter difficulties, please contact the library either via phone (800.447.4091, ext. 4288) or email (

    Can I ask the Holt Library staff for help if I run into a research problem?  

    Absolutely! You can call the library during normal business hours (800.447.4091, ext. 4288) After hours or on weekends you can also use the NCKnows  link (On the left side of this page) Alternatively, you can send an email message to 

    What if I have a technical problem such as finding myself unable to access online library materials?

    If you encounter difficulties, please contact the library either via phone (800.447.4091, ext. 4288) or email (

    If I am on campus, can I check out books from the library?

    Certainly!  You will need to have a library account with the Holt Library, however.  Visit the cashier’s office in the Balsam building to obtain your library/student id card; then, email or call Holt Library using the contact info here. (We can even email you the form which will register your student ID as your library card.)  You can renew a book by telephone (800.447.4091, ext. 4288) or email ( You are responsible to get items back to us safely and on time.

    What if I did not find the answer to my question?

    Please contact the library if we can be of assistance!  You can reach us via phone (800.447.4091, ext. 4288) or email (



    Need to reserve the conference room?

    Have a quick question?


    Call the main desk at 4288!

    This is the fastest way to reach one of us. 


    Need Help?

    Haven't found the information you need within 30 minutes??

    Please ask for help!

    Contact an SCC Librarian:

    8:00 PM - 8:00 PM M-Th and 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Fri
    828-339-4288 or 800-447-4091, ext. 4288

    Or, Chat with a NC Librarian (Available after hours and weekends)

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    Click the image to get started

    Conference Room Reservation Form


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