Library Service During Campus Closure

As we enter Stage 3 of our pandemic response, many campus services are closed or limited in a proactive measure against the spread of Covid-19. For full campus details, please see the JCCC COVID-19 resource page.

Currently, the library is still providing virtual and online support through several resources, during the following service hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 10pm

Friday: 8am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 4pm

Sunday: 12pm - 6pm

On Campus Holds Pickup

Library holds can be picked up on campus Monday - Thursday, 8am - 2pm. All other library services remain online.

Library Services

The following services will be available during these hours:

Expanded Access to Resources

Many publishers of library and educational resources are making tools freely available or expanding access to material for subscribers. Expect this list to fluctuate for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • AmazingEducationalResources: This is a list of tools for educators and resources for students and researchers that is actively being curated. They have either been made temporarily freely available during the COVID-19 crisis or are open access. CAUTION: Different resources here will have different monitorings and terms and conditions. It is advised to research each.
  • Big Timber Learning Bundles: These collection of electronic book bundles are appropriate for reading levels k-12. Possibly useful for developmental courses, or children's literature classes.
  • Booklist: A book review magazine published by the American Library Association, this premium-access publication has been made freely available until further notice.
  • Gale Comprehensive Toolkit: A collection of database resources, training, online learning support, and research expert insights arranged and made available during the COVID-19 event.
  • GSW eBooks: Primarily with geology focus, this electronic books have been made freely available from publishers like the University of Wyoming and the Geological Survey of America until June 30, 2020.
  • JoVE Online Video: Online resources with embeddable video for STEM courses. Available through June 15th.
  • JSTOR Expanded Access: JSTOR is expanding its access to materials, including 26 public health journals, through June 30, 2020.
  • Library Journal: For the duration of this crisis, Library Journal has unlocked their archives.
  • National Emergency Library: a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.
  • Ohio State University Press : Many publications covering a variety of topics. Ohio State University Press will keep this open for the duration of the crisis.
  • Ovid's COVID-19 Toolkit for Clinicians: To help prepare healthcare workers, Ovid has made this package of useful information available.
  • Project MUSE Access: Project MUSE is tracking which publishers are providing free access to to books and journals. Expect this list to fluctuate.
  • ProQuest Ebook Central Access: Ebook Central will allow concurrent users on books from over 50 publishers now through June.
  • UCPress Journals: Freely available through the end of June, University of California publishes several journals covering disciplines including Architecture, Area Studies, Art and Visual Culture, Biology, California and the West, Classics, Communication Studies, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Environmental Science, Film and Media, Food Studies, Global Studies, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Law, Literature and Criticism, Music, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Research Methods, and Sociology
  • Vision Maker Media: Indigenous Films: A collection of documentaries and films that cover indigenous persons and issues in the United States.
  • Wolters Kluwer COVID-19 Resources: Wolters Kluwer, providers of Ovid, have collected their resources into one page.

Circulating Physical Books

JCCC Students & Faculty can request books and media through the library’s online catalog to be sent to your home during the COVID-19 closure. Please limit your requests to three books or media from our circulating collection needed to complete course work. Library staff will pull the material and mail it Monday thru Friday. The library will respond to requests via campus e-mail. Expect the books to arrive in 3 to 5 days. Material should be returned when the campus re-opens.

If you are concerned about library materials you have checked out, your material is being renewed: you can hold on to checked out materials. You can check materials through your account, or return materials at the book-drop, located outside of the LIB building on its East side near the parking lot. Further questions about materials or Interlibrary Loan items/renewal can be asked here.


12345 College Blvd

Overland Park, KS 66210

Information: (913) 469-3871

Circulation: (913) 469-4484


Please see the JCCC COVID-19 page for more information

Interim Online Services

Mon-Fri: 8am - 5pm

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