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Coulter Library COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) Updates and Resources

Coulter Library COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) Updates and Resources

Updated as of March 23, 2020 at 12pm

Library Hours

The library will be operating remotely through March 31st. Visit our hours page for the most current information. The library staff are available to help you remotely. Please email library@sunyocc.edu for assistance.

Library Resources

Coulter Library has electronic resources available through our web site: http://library.sunyocc.edu.

Course Reserves

Physical items on course reserve are unavailable at this time. You might want to see if your course reserves readings are available online. There are two big companies that are working with publishers to provide you with free access to textbooks:

Reference Asssistance

Students, faculty or staff who need remote reference help can get in touch with us in the following ways:

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan is unavailable at this time. This includes digital item requests. 

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Resources for Faculty

Library instruction

Library instruction can still be scheduled through our instruction form. We will work with you to figure out the best way to provide instruction to your students.

Library Resources

Library resources for faculty moving courses online include the following digital content:

  • Coulter Library has electronic resources available through our web site: http://library.sunyocc.edu. Coulter Library licenses digital collections to offer a wide array of material types that could be incorporated into courses. These include articles, books, videos, image collections, newspapers, historical archives, music, and journals and magazines dating back to the 18th century.
  • Open Educational Resources (OER), which are freely available text and course materials, are listed by broad general discipline areas here: https://sunyocc.libguides.com/OER_OCC. These can substitute for physical books.
  • National Emergency Library - The Internet Archive has temporarily suspended all waitlists, allowing you to immediately check out any of the 1.4 million books currently in their lending library until June 30th or the end of the US national emergency (whichever comes later).

Course Reserves

Physical items on course reserve are unavailable at this time. Please contact us to explore possible options. You might also want to see if your course reserves readings are available online. There are two big companies that are working with publishers to provide you with free access to textbooks:

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Additional Updates and Resources from Onondaga Community College

For up-to-date information on Onondaga Community College's policies and procedures regarding coronavirus, visit Onondaga Community College's Novel Coronavirus Information. Also, all college staff and students are encouraged to check their OCC email regularly for updates.

Hula Hoop T-Shirt Weaving Workshop

Hula Hoop T-Shirt Weaving Workshop

Learn how you can use old t-shirts to weave a beautiful rug or bowl. We will have some t-shirts available, but you are welcome to bring your own. All other supplies will be provided. 

All faculty, staff & students are welcome to attend!

Thursday, February 27 4-6pm

Coulter Hall – C116

3D Design Learning Circle

3D Design Learning Circle

Learning circles are free in-person study groups for people who want to learn together using online course content aided by a facilitator. This learning circle will focus on the basics of 3D design.

Friday, February 21 & 28 (11:15am – 12:45pm) C340C

All are welcome!

Please visit https://tinyurl.com/3D-Coulter to sign-up.

Winter Library Hours

Winter Library Hours

December 19 - January 21 

  • Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Weekends CLOSED

CLOSED

December 25, 2019

January 1, 2020

January 20, 2020

Regular library hours will resume Wednesday, January 22.

Library Website Session for Students

Library Website Session for Students

The library website is a gateway to the resources you will need for your classes at OCC.

Please join us to learn to navigate the library website, from accessing academic articles to locating books and other library materials.

Coulter Library Classroom C340C (3rd floor of library)

Sep. 5 – Thurs. at 3
or
Sep. 9 - Mon. 11:15

Faculty Library Training for New Library System

Faculty Library Training for New Library System

This summer the library migrated to a new online system called Primo. The Library website may look the same, however the navigation and search results are different.

Please join us to learn to navigate our new system. We will look at accessing scholarly articles and books, interlibrary loan, searching techniques and more.

Coulter Library Classroom C340C

Aug. 30 – Fri. at 11:15
or
Sep. 5 – Thurs. at 3

Makerspace Spring Semester Hours

Makerspace Spring Semester Hours

The Makerspace will be closed during the college's period of alternate instruction.

If we can reopen this semester, we will be open Mondays & Wednesdays 11 - 1pm.

OCC Student Maker Club Meetings

OCC Student Maker Club Meetings

The remaining spring semester club meetings have been cancelled.

Coulter Library Spring Hours

Coulter Library Spring Hours

Effective March 17 at 12:00 pm OCC is closed until further notice.

Turn your Lazer Card into a Library Card!

Turn your Lazer Card into a Library Card!

Borrow items from the library using your OCC Lazer card.  You’ll need to register for a barcode, but it only takes a minute!  Stop by the second floor Course Reserves counter or the first floor Checkout counter to register.  We have books, textbooks, DVDs, and more available for checkout.