Learning Resources

Frequently Asked Questions:

Accessing Learning Resources Services Remotely

Last Updated 4/21/20.

Learning Resources will continue to update the information on this page during the coronavirus/COVID-19 situation. We appreciate your patience and understanding. 

MDC labs and libraries remain closed until the end of the Spring Term. You will be notified by the College once regular services re-open.  

However, the following remote Learning Resources hours are currently in place: 

  • Monday through Thursday 
    8:00 am to 9:00 pm 

  • Fridays 
    8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

  • Saturdays 
    8:00 am to 1:00 pm


Update: We will be closed on Saturday, May 2, 2020. The following hours will be in place from May 4th through May 30th:
  • OPEN: Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • CLOSED: Saturdays and Sundays

We will resume regular remote hours of operation on June 1st for the Summer Term.


As MDC moves into a remote learning environment, library services will continue to take place online via Ask a Librarian.

As MDC moves into a remote learning environment, tutoring services will continue to take place online via Blackboard Collaborate.

Online library resources can be accessed through the Learning Resources website under Research Tools & Services.

If you need additional assistance, you can always Ask a Librarian.

If you need help with your account or logging in to any online library resource, please get in touch with us via Ask a Librarian. 

MDC remains closed for students and employees. Please make sure materials are returned once regular operations resume. Students, faculty, and staff will NOT be charged overdue fines for the duration of the closure. 

Effective immediately, borrowing and lending of physical material is suspended. Inter-Library Loan (ILL) services will resume once the college starts regular operations.  

We will continue to accept and fulfill loan requests for journal articles. 

Faculty members who have already scheduled a library instruction session with a librarian will be contacted via e-mail after March 30th. For the remainder for the Spring term, library instruction sessions will be conducted using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. 

To schedule a library instruction session, please fill out the Request for Library Instruction form under Faculty Resources on the Library website. 

During this period of remote instruction, Learning Resources is here to support you. If you have questions or concerns that are not addressed on this page, please get in touch with us via Ask a Librarian for library services or via Blackboard Collaborate for tutoring.