Library Services

Reference (Research and Information Help)

Reference librarians provide research assistance and help people with college processes, technology, and answers to all questions. Learn more and make an appointment.

Course Reserves (Textbook Checkouts)

Course reserves assist students who may be in need of a short-term loan of a class book or textbook. Contact: Circulation (541-917-4638 /

B&W and color printing is available in both the Library and Learning Center. Staff can assist students in creating an account and deposit funds for printing. Costs are $.10 a page for B&W and $.20 a page for color printing.
Information Literacy

Librarians collaborate with faculty to design research assignments and teach information literacy outcomes. Contact: Samantha Hines

OER and Library Course Materials

Librarians can help you find and use Open Educational Resources (OER) and library e-resources (including ebooks and streaming videos). Grants are available to support faculty in creating OER and switching from commercial to free materials. Librarians can also provide information about copyright and fair use. 

Interlibrary Loan (Resources from Other Libraries)

Interlibrary loan enables LBCC students and employees to borrow resources from libraries outside the Linn Libraries Consortium. Contact:

Student Help Desk (Student Tech Support)

The Student Help Desk assists students with software, library hardware, and other technology-related problems/questions. 


The Library has a variety of special collections, including Spanish-language materials, Literacy Resources & Readers Collection, and technology available for checkout. You can search for specific items in the Library through the Ebsco Discovery Service (includes physical items and most digital collections) or the Library Catalog (includes physical items and some ebooks).

Suggest a Resource

Librarians select materials in accordance with our materials selection policy. The LBCC Library also accepts requests for purchase of new library materials that are in support of the curriculum content and/or instructional needs of employees and students. Submit a request. For questions about acquiring materials, email Samantha Hines.


The Library offers a variety of educational and cultural events.  Read our Library Programs Policy


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