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Faculty Online Library Resources and Services: Overview



Many resources and services are available to you and your students from off-campus.   This guide shows how you can access online library resources and how to get help when you need it. We will be updating this page frequently when we are able to offer information about additional services and options for contacting the library.

Off-Campus Library Access

Waubonsee faculty and their students have off-campus access to the Library's online databases which can be used to search and view articles and e-books. Log in to mywcc with your Waubonsee X-number and password, then access the Llbrary’s online resources from the Library tab on mywcc.

Students not only have access to these online resources, but remote help from librarians.  

If you need assistance with logging in to mywcc, consult the resources on the Technology Resources and Help guide. If you still need help, contact the Technical Assistance Center at Be sure to include your X-number and a callback phone number and/or email.

Help and Assistance

During the time that the campus is closed, the Library will be available to assist in the following ways:

  • Chat service on the library website will be available during library hours of operation. If there is no response, submit your question and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 
  • Submit a message on the form on the Library "Contact Us" webpage, and we will respond as soon as possible. 
  • Email for assistance with your research or questions for a librarian.
  • If you have been working with a specific librarian, you may contact them directly through their WCC email. All Library staff are monitoring their email.
  • Email for problems with accessing library resources. 

Checked out materials extended

All checked out material will automatically be extended.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan is currently operating for electronic delivery of articles only. Order articles from the library request form or directly from the database.  Physical items (books, dvds) currently checked out will have their due dates extended (do not return at this time). Questions? please email

Special Open Access Sources for the Pandemic

Many providers are opening up their sources to everyone during the Pandemic. Some we are adding to our database list while they are available. Others you may navigate to their web address for free access.

Free Covid-19 specific information

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Contact us using Live Chat. It operates during the hours that the library is open for online service. Or email us your questions.

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