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Summer 2021 Changes to Library Services

Coronavirus Concerns: OCC Libraries

Changes to Note

OCC Campus Libraries Closed to the Public
If you need to contact us for any reason, email us or try the Ask A Librarian service for research support anytime.

Mobile hotspots now available for checkout
Need a reliable internet connection? The libraries have mobile hotspots that can deliver a strong, fast, and secure online connection. Request a mobile hotspot today. Available to currently registered OCC students.

Contactless Pick Up
OCC students, faculty, and staff can request books, DVDs, mobile hotspots, webcams, and scientific calculators for contactless pickup at an OCC Library. Course Reserves are not currently available for requesting.  Find out more

Return Your Library Books Anytime at Exterior Drop Boxes
Drop boxes for library returns are located on each campus so you may return your borrowed library materials at your convenience to any campus library. See maps with drop box locations for each campus: Auburn Hills | Highland LakesOrchard Ridge | Royal Oak | Southfield

Due Dates Extended
All due dates for items currently checked out have been extended.  No action is required on your part, you will not be charged overdue fines.

Library Fines Suspended
Library fines will be suspended or forgiven through the end of the semester. 

Academic Holds
For the remainder of the semester, students on academic hold due to library fines and fees will be allowed to register for classes.   

Library Programming
Register in advance for live, online Library Success Seminars are being offered for the Fall 2020 semester.

Library Services for Online Users

Library services are still available online:

Email your questions
We are still available to answer your questions. Email us with any library related questions and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Research Help 24x7
The Ask a Librarian chat reference service is still available anytime 24x7 whenever you need help with your library research.

Search OCC Libraries
Use Search Everything or the OCC Libraries databases anytime, anywhere with your MyOCC login to search for articles, ebooks, streaming videos and more.

Government Documents at the Orchard Ridge Campus King Library
For information about access to King Library’s government document collection, see our Government Research Guide.

Free eText alternatives 
The OCC Libraries may be able to provide access to ebooks and other materials used in your courses. Find out more about about OCC ebooks or Open Educational Resources (OER).


See our FAQ Guide for more information about the OCC Libraries

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