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Welcome to the Library  

Last Updated: Sep 26, 2016 URL: Print Guide

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Looking for Textbooks?

  1. Textbooks are available to purchase and rent in the campus bookstore.

  2. Some textbooks are available via the SSC Cultural Center’s Textbook Lending Program.

  3. Selected textbooks are available on reserve* at the Library circulation desk for limited in library use.

  4. A few textbooks may be available in the Library circulating collection.  Please check the library catalog for availability.

*Faculty, visit the library faculty resources page to learn more about putting course materials on reserve.


What's New at the Library

Check out lyndaCampus is an online training library used by academics, enthusiasts, business and now you! South Seattle College students, faculty and staff now have unlimited access to over 4200 video tutorials to learn technology, education, creative and business skills at their own pace.

Login invitations are sent to your college email or you can request an invitation at

New Databases | Artstor and Kanopy

Now available, Artstor. The Artstor Digital Library is an image database featuring images from the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in an easily-navigated repository.

New film database, Kanopy! Kanopy is a video streaming solution for colleges offering a "Netflix-like" user experience and a broad selection of over 26,000 documentaries, feature films and training videos from thousands of producers.

Copyright Guide

Questions about Copyright? Check out our copyright guide.


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Constitution Day 2016

September 17th is Constitution day, an American federal observance that commemorates the formation and signing of the Unites States Constitution.  This year September 17th is a Saturday so observance will be on Friday September  16th. Visit our Constitution Day site to learn more |


SSC Library Days & Hours

Library Hours

Fall Quarter 2016 September 26th - December 15th

  • Monday- Thursday 7:30am - 9:00pm
  • Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm
  • Closed Weekends and Holidays


    • Friday November 11th  Veterans' Day*
    • Thursday November 24th Thanksgiving Day
    • Friday November 25th Thanksgiving Holiday

      *Campus open; no classes scheduled


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