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Technology

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. Coming fall 21 you can request a laptop via the library catalog. Check back here for more in in August.

We are not currently taking names for hotspots. Coming fall 21 you can request a hotspot via the library catalog. Check back here for more info in August.

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:a map of the santa maria campus with prominant markings for where outdoor Wi-Fi is available.

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.

A collection of titles from top publishers and university presses. Click to visit EBSCOhost eBook Collection and see what is available. 

Online Help

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

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