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Maple Woods Library Info

MCC Library Mission

The libraries support the MCC mission by providing services and resources that strengthen and enhance instructional services.

Welcome

Welcome to Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods Library! Here you will find information about the library, services and resources we offer, and more! Use the tabs on the left side of the page to navigate this guide. 

  • Our Library Databases are the best way to find scholarly research. Visit this tab to access our databases. Our Instructional Videos page on this guide provides in-depth knowledge of using our library databases. 
  • To learn more about materials you can check out at the library, visit the Checking Out Materials page. 
  • Did you know the library has textbooks you can use in the library? Check out Course Reserves to see if we have textbooks for your class. 
  • Did you know we have a huge selection of eBooks and Audiobooks? Our guide will show you how to find and access them.
  • The library also offers semester-long laptop checkout at no charge to you! Learn more by clicking Laptops
  • Can't find the book you are looking for? Use Interlibrary Loan to order it from another library.
  • Our Library Map will show you where to get research help, find study rooms, check out books, print materials for class, and scope out the best study spots. 
  • When you are ready to cite your sources for an assignment, our Citation Help page can guide you through APA and MLA citations.
  • Navigate our library catalogs and databases with confidence when you view our Instructional Videos.
  • Finally, our Quick Tech Tips page will walk you through changing your password, connecting to the WiFi, adding hanging indents to your documents, and more!

Have questions? Ask a librarian!

Library Highlights

MCC-Maple Woods Library is open to all students and employees. We offer a large range of services to help you succeed during your time at MCC. In fact, books are only a fraction of what the library has to offer! Whether you are looking for a quiet location to study, a space for group work, or a place to relax and unwind, we have you covered!

Some of our library highlights include:

  • Books, ebooks, and audiobooks
  • Library databases
  • Study rooms
  • Comfy furniture
  • Computers and printers
  • Research help
  • Awesome librarians!!!
  • and more!

Some of the materials we have available for checkout include:

  • Laptops
  • Calculators
  • Headphones
  • Phone chargers
  • DVD's 
  • Course Reserves
  • Books
  • and more!

Visit the Checking Out Materials page on this guide for more info.

Library Computers

The library has desktop computers available for use throughout the library. To log into a campus computer, you will use your myMCCKC user ID and password. 

If you forget your myMCCKC login, go to the myMCCKC login screen and use the "Need UserID" and "Need Password" options to find your login credentials.

Printing

MCC students have access to campus printers in any campus library, computer lab, or computer classroom. The library has three all-in-one printer/copier/scanner devices, located on our reference side, circulation side, and library classroom.

Students are given an allowance of $20 at no cost each semester. Printing costs are:

  • $.10 per page black & white
  • $.50 per page color
  • Pricing is per print, not per sheet of paper. One two-sided printed page costs $.20, whereas one singled-sided printed page will cost $.10.

Additional money can be added to your account via credit card or cash.

  • To add money via cash, visit the library's circulation desk.
  • To add money via credit card, follow the instructions in our Quick Tech Tips page on this guide.

To access your printing limit, you can use the PaperCut software that appears on all campus computers. The software keeps track of your account balance, printing history and other information. To open PaperCut, click on the PaperCut icon on the system tray near the time and date.

We encourage all students to print only when needed and be environmentally conscious.

To learn more about printing and other technology available in the library, check out our Quick Tech Tips page on this guide.

Library Account

To access your library account, click on "My Library Account" on the MCC Libraries homepage. Your library account allows you to see what books you currently have checked out, materials you have requested via interlibrary loan, and more! You can also renew books that are nearing their due dates as long as the materials are eligible for renewal. 

Your library account login is different from your MyMCCKC login. When logging into your library account, you will enter your first and last name and unique campus ID. Your unique campus ID is your student number without the "S" followed by MCC in all caps. For example, if your name is Jane Doe and your S# is S1234567, you would enter the following login credientials: 

Name: Jane Doe
Unique Campus ID: 1234567MCC
(see screen shot below for example)

You will also use this unique campus ID to request books via interlibrary loan, as well as to borrow ebooks and audiobooks using Overdrive. 

 

MCC Library Account page with unique ID example

Need More Help?

NEED MORE HELP?
Reach out to librarians!

In person
2nd floor Learning Resources
8:00 am - 7:00 pm M - Th
8:00 am - 3:30 pm F

Phone
816-604-3080

Online
Live chat with us using the Ask a Librarian button below

Yellow button with text "Ask A Librarian", click on this for live chat

 

 

 

IT Help

NEED MORE HELP?
Visit MCC's Technical Support page or check out the resources below:

Phone
Student IT helpline: (816) 604-1000 option 3

MCC-Online student technology support: 816-604-4490

Business & Records Office: (816) 604-3785
(Can assist with password resets)

Canvas Support Hotline: 1 (877) 269-7930

Online
Canvas support: community.canvaslms.com

MCC-Online: mcconline.support@mcckc.edu or visit MCC-Online's webpage