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Login to "My Account"  using your Library barcode (located on the back of your ID card) and your PIN (the last four digits of your SCC ID). You can view and renew your books and track your holds and fines. For help, call us at  828-339-4288.

Westlaw gives you access to a large collection of legal information, you can access legal resources such as Cases,
Statutes and regulations, public records, and briefs as well as secondary legal sources such as law journals and news sources.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and student affairs professionals.

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Do you have technology checked out?

Have a laptop, hotspot, webcam or calculator checked out? Please return your items to Holt Library (or to the receptionist on Macon or Swain campuses) no later than December 4, 2020.

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Listen to Audiobooks Online in Hoopla

Click "Sign Up", Choose "NC LIVE" as your library, add “NC” after your library card number when you register

New Test Prep Resource-StepPREP

Improve core academic skills, score higher on college placement tests, prepare for occupational exams such as Nursing, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Teacher Exam, Electrician, Military, Law Enforcement and more.

Study Group Coming Up?

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Reserve a room for individual or group study session at Holt Library!


                                                                               --call 828.339.4288

                                                                               --stop by the front desk

Macon and Swain Campuses

We can deliver Holt library materials or materials borrowed from another library to Macon or Swain campuses.

  • You will need to establish a Holt Library account to check out print items. Activate your card online here.
  • Fill out the Interlibrary Loan form.
  • Please allow for delivery time of 2-3 days for Holt Library Items and 1 week-10 Days for non-Holt Library items.
  • You will pick up and return items to your campus receptionist.


  • Log in to MySCC.
  • Choose the "Library" tab at the top of the page.
  • Search!

It is important to log in for seamless access to articles, e-books, journals and magazines online, and streaming videos from ALL of Holt Library's databases.

For collections of resources: select the tab for LIBRARY RESEARCH GUIDES.

All New Books 2020-2021


Holt Library Hours

Regular Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM-Noon (Online Only) 

Technology lending (latops, hotspots, calculators, webcams, etc.) will resume January 5, 2021.  We will be available to answer questions, virtually, on January 4.

Due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, if the library building has reached capacity, members of the public may be asked to leave to allow for student, staff and faculty access.

Online resources are available 24/7 with MySCC login -->"Library" tab.
828-339-4288 or 800-447-4091, ext. 4288
Library Chat is available 24 hours a day, 7 Days a Week

For changes to operating hours due to holidays or inclement weather, see the SCC web page at

Technology Lending

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The Holt Library is now lending:

  • Graphing Calculators
  • Laptops
  • Verizon Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots
  • Webcams
  • Earbuds with Microphones

SCC students only: stop by the library front desk to check out these items for the semester. Bring your SCC student ID. You will be required to sign a technology agreement. If you are under 18 years old, a parent or guardian's signature is required. 


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Request a Book or Article

Need a book or article not available from Holt Library?

Fill out the Holt Library Interlibrary Loan form to request that we get the book or article for you from another library. Turnaround time is about a week to ten days. This is a free service!

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Library Video Participation Survey

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The library needs your help in creating a video that features, you guessed it, THE LIBRARY and YOU! We’d love to hear your questions and whether or not you’d be willing to star in our video.  If you’re interested, please fill out this anonymous survey

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Request Research Appointment

Get Research Assistance 

Need help knowing where to start your library research? You can always ask a Librarian for help at the Holt Library desk or contact us to set up a one-on-one appointment. 

Phone: 828.339.4288

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Activating your SCC Student ID Card for Library Checkout

You do not need your SCC Student ID Card to use the library’s online databases and e-books. Just login to MySCC/Library and choose databases to search for articles, e-books and other online materials. However, activating your SCC student ID card for Library checkout enables you to check out physical items from the library.

  • Get a SCC Student ID Card from the Cashier's Office in the Balsam Building on the Jackson campus or call them at: 828-339-4290.
  • Activate your SCC Student ID Card with us by filling out the registration form at the front desk of Holt Library or complete the Library Card Activation form online and we will send you a confirmation email when the activation is complete.
  • Students may check out up to 8 items at a time. Books check out for 4 weeks. DVDs check out for 1 week. Contact us to renew items 828-339-4288 or