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HITT 1353 Research Help

This research guide is for students in HITT 1353 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information with Lesley Plemons, a course that utilizes an MCC class librarian.

Book Search

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How to search the catalog for books

Here's a quick tip for searching for books in the McLennan Library catalog:

  1. Select "Subject - Alphabetical" from the drop-down box and enter your search term (i.e., counseling). 
  2. The resulting list will provide you with many subject headings that have to do with the search term you entered, such as "Educational Counseling", "Assertiveness Training", and "Marriage Counseling", etc.
  3. Select a subject that appeals to you and browse through the books. 
  4. If it is an e-book, you can read it on your screen by clicking through.
  5. If it is in the Circulating Collection, you will need to come to the library to check out that book.
  6. If it is in the Reference Collection, you will need to come use the book in the library.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Checking Out Books

MCC students and University Center students:

I'm a University Center Student; can I checkout books from the MCC Library?

How many books may I check out?

How long may I keep a book?

Can I check a book out again if I still need it?

Is there a fine if I forget to return my book on time?

What happens if I lose a book?

Where do I return books?

Do I have to have my ID to check out a book?

Can I borrow a book from another library?