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I'm not a student. Can I use the library?

1441 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    community borrower

You certainly can. The library welcomes members of the community as library users! For more information about what is required and how to sign up, see the Community Borrowers page.... read more

Can I access the library's resources from home?

1307 views   |   Last updated on Jun 23, 2017    remote access off-campus access

Many of the library's resources are available online – this includes books, magazine & newspaper articles, and more. Your login is your 9-digit Mohawk ID and your email password. Full details can be found on the Off Campus Access page. ... read more

What items can I borrow and for how long?

1175 views   |   Last updated on Aug 17, 2016    borrowing renewing

To find out what items are available and loan periods please see our Borrowing page.... read more

How do I connect to the wireless network (wifi) at the Fennell, Stoney Creek or IAHS Campus?

1111 views   |   Last updated on Dec 22, 2016    wireless wifi

Complete instructions on how to access the WiFi network at all campuses can be found on the Technical Support WiFi page.... read more

What are the library hours?

1020 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    hours locations

Library hours vary at each campus location depending on the time of year. View our Hours and Locations page for current operating times, holiday information, etc.... read more

Does the library charge fines for overdue items?

912 views   |   Last updated on Aug 17, 2016    overdues fines

Yes, the library charges fines to encourage the prompt return of materials.The cost for overdue items can be found on the Fines page.     ... read more

What is the bizHUB?

906 views   |   Last updated on Jul 25, 2017    bizHUB locations

The bizHUB is our library location dedicated to business students. It is located in the Business Wing (i-wing, Fennell Campus) on the first floor. In the bizHUB you'll find: Info Services – assignment help, library chat, consultations with expert staff, and tech support Resources – Business Research Guides, key business books and magazines Business Services – The Boardroom as a bookable space Fo... read more

I've heard that the library lends out laptops and Chromebooks  -- how can I borrow one?

860 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    laptop loan Chromebook

You can borrow a laptop or Chromebook from the Library TECH BAR at each campus for up to 4 hours at a time. Find out all the details on the Borrow a Laptop page.... read more

Where are the libraries located?

818 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    locations

Our libraries are located at the following campuses: Fennell, Mohawk-McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences (IAHS) and Stoney Creek. For more information, maps and contact details please see the Hours and Locations page.... read more

What is the phone number for the library?

797 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    phone

The phone numbers for all library locations can be found on the Contact the Library page.... read more

Can I request items from other libraries?

766 views   |   Last updated on Aug 17, 2016    interlibrary loan

If there is an article, book, video, etc. that the library does not have that would help you with Mohawk-related coursework, we can try to borrow it for you from another library. Check out our Request Items page and click "Request items from other libraries (Interlibrary Loan)". ... read more

What are eBooks?

743 views   |   Last updated on Jun 23, 2017    eBooks resources

eBooks are electronic or digital copies of books. The library offers a wide variety of eBooks through a number of online databases. If you are on campus, you can access eBooks without logging in. If you are not on campus, your login is your 9-digit MohawkID number and your email password.  You may also want to check out our Guide to Finding eBooks. ... read more

Can I pay my fines online?

714 views   |   Last updated on Aug 17, 2016    overdues fines

Yes, you can pay your library fines through online banking or with your credit card. See the Fines page for details. ... read more

How much are fines?

714 views   |   Last updated on Apr 21, 2016    overdues fines

Here are the daily fines based on the item's loan duration: 14 day loans - 25 cents per day per item 1, 3, & 7 day loans  - $1.00 per day per item Reserve Items (1 and 2 hour loans) - 60 cents per hour per item Other reserve items - $3.50 per day per item Laptop, Tablets & Chromebook Loans (4 hour loans) - $6.00 per hour to a maximum of $50.00 per day ... read more

Who is allowed to use the computers in the library?

710 views   |   Last updated on Aug 20, 2015    computers

The computers at all library locations can be used by the students, staff and faculty of Mohawk College. ... read more

I am a faculty member -- what library services are available to me?

668 views   |   Last updated on Aug 20, 2015    faculty faculty services

See our Library Services for Faculty guide to find out what the library can do for you!... read more

What happens if I get an overdue notice?

640 views   |   Last updated on Sep 25, 2013    overdues

If you receive an overdue notice from the library, we encourage you to return any outstanding items as soon as possible. If the items are not returned, you will receive a second notice informing you that we have placed a “hold” on your access to Library and College services. Until the library hold is resolved, you will not be able to register for courses, receive your grades or borrow library ... read more

Can I print from my personal laptop or the laptop I borrowed from the TECH BAR?

608 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    web print printing laptop

Yes, Web Printing is available at all library locations. You can print from personal laptops and from the laptops and Chromebooks borrowed from the Library TECH BARs. View the Print/Copy/Scan page for full details.... read more

What is the CPS and where do I find it?

495 views   |   Last updated on Sep 21, 2016    eBooks CPS

The CPS (Compendium of Pharmaceuticals & Specialities) provides current information on drugs available in Canada. It is available through the library's All Databases page. Please note - the name recently changed from eCPS to CPS. ... read more

Do you offer community borrowing?

457 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    community borrower

Yes, community residents of the greater Hamilton area who are not students, staff, faculty or alumni and not enrolled in a private or public educational institution are allowed to borrow material from the Library. There is a $20 annual fee and some restrictions apply. For more information see the Community Borrowers page. ... read more

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