Check out the links below for all your technology needs, fulfilled here at the library.
Technology Borrowing & Access
We are not currently taking names for laptops. Fall 2021 laptop requests will be done via the library catalog starting August 9, 2021. Click here to search, find and request or by typing in Chromebook.
We are not currently taking names for hotspots. Fall 2021 hotspot requests will be done via the library catalog starting August 9, 2021. Click here to search, find and request or by typing in Hotspot : Library student loan program.
Wi-Fi is available in every building on the Santa Maria, Lompoc, and Santa Ynez campuses. In addition, we have outdoor Wi-Fi available in a few areas on the Santa Maria campus. You can connect on the patio between the library and the Student Center, in the parking lot outside of the gym (bldg. N), in front of bldg. S, and in the parking lot near Humanities (bldg. C). See image below:
Online Books & More
A collection of E-Textbooks and E-Books assigned for classes here at Allan Hancock College. Click to visit BibliU and see if your textbook is available.
A collection of E-Audiobooks and E-Books available to Allan Hancock College students, staff, and faculty. Click to visit Overdrive and see what is available.
A collection of credible books from authoritative, scholarly sources. Click to visit Ebook Central and see what is available.
Librarians offer virtual research consultations to support your assignments and that are tailored to meet your specific needs.
Looking to learn about the library from the comfort of your own home? Try our online library orientation modules and explore the in's and out's of the library.
Allan Hancock College Library Orientation - Module 1: An Unexpected Loan
In this module we will introduce the library and basic guidelines
Allan Hancock College Library Orientation - Module 2: A Morbid Taste for Books
In this module we will introduce the library catalog, OneSearch, library website features and more!
Allan Hancock College Library Orientation - Module 3: The Librarian Always Cites Twice
In this final module we will explore library databases and basic research tips