Mission Statement and Policies

The mission of Holyoke Community College Library is to ensure that Holyoke Community College faculty, staff, and students become efficient and effective consumers of information. This will be accomplished by matching users with information to meet their immediate needs as well as by teaching critical problem solving and information seeking skills to meet their future needs.

Use of Library Instruction Room and Computer Lab Policy

The Library Instruction Room was created to support student research needs.


Collection Development Policy

Guidelines used to acquire and maintain materials for the Library collection


Circulation Policy

The library extends borrowing privileges to its own students, faculty, and staff as well as the students, faculty, and staff of CLGS institutions and the general public.


Computer Use Policy

All patrons using computers at the HCC Library must abide by the “Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy”


Interlibrary Loan Policy

Borrowing material from other libraries


Reserves Policy

Reserve Material for Student Use


Donations Policy

The library is pleased to accept donations of books and other material that support the mission of the library and complements its collection...

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. 
Holyoke, MA 01040 
413.552.2372 (Circulation Desk) 
413.552.2424 (Reference Desk)
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