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Library Introduction - Fall 2023

Library Hours

HWC Library Website


Monday - Thursday

8:00am - 8:00pm


8:00am - 4:00pm


Reference Desk:

(312) 553-5784

Circulation Desk

(312) 553-5760

HWC Writing Center

HWC Writing Lab

Room 407A or Zoom

Monday - Thursday

9:00am - 7:00pm


Library Newsletter

Read the Library's current and past newsletters for news about resources, displays, events, and more.

Selected Resources for Research

If you would like to see a full list of the library's subscription databases, check out the alphabetized Complete List of Library Databases or this Subject List of Library Database if you prefer to see them grouped by general subject area. 

Remote Access to Library Databases

All library databases linked to are subscription databases. This means that to access them from anywhere outside of a City College building, you will need to log in with your CCC username and password. Note: Enter the username without the ending.

The login page will look like this:

The Research Process

The following links will walk you through the process of doing research once you have settled on a topic from starting your research to search for information in the library's database to evaluating information sources.

1. Starting Your Research

2. Developing Keywords

3. Locating Sources

4. Evaluating Sources

5. Citations and Plagiarism