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Library Services

 

 

Our mission:  Hinds Libraries (Learning Resource Centers) acquire, organize, preserve and make available the best and most appropriate resources, in all formats, needed to support the instructional goals of the College and its faculty in order to foster greater learning opportunities for students and community users.  In addition, Hinds LRCs provide courteous assistance and professional instruction to its community in the location and use of informational resources. The LRCs staff strive to maintain a welcoming, comfortable and technologically supportive environment that facilitates reading, learning, collaboration and ease of use.

 

The library supports and adheres to the Library Bill of Rights as adopted by the American Library Association.

 

Hinds Community College Learning Resource Centers support the institutional mission not only by providing resources, but also by providing instruction in finding and using resources. Librarians are ready to assist you not only within the library, but also by presenting a customized instruction session for your class. This instruction session can be tailored to a specific assignment or to a specific subject.

Request an instructional session for your class:  Bibliographic Instruction Session Request

After the session, please take the Instruction Survey so that we will know how we are doing and how we can improve our instruction.

If you have any further questions, please call the Reference Desk at 601-857-3378 or e-mail at lrcraymondcirculation@hindscc.edu, or contact the Administrative Librarian for your campus Learning Resource Center.

Hinds Community College Raymond Library supports the institutional mission of the college not only by providing resources, but also by providing meeting spaces needed by Hinds Community College classes, groups, staff and instructors.  The John Bell Williams Alumni room in the Raymond Library is one such space and can be used for a variety of occasions such as meetings, workshops, interviews, or receptions.  It has a Smartboard, movable tables and chairs seating 30 and laptops that can be reserved for use as well.

To determine if the John Bell Williams Alumni room is available for your event, please fill out Reservation Form. Someone will respond to your request within 48 hrs.  If you have not heard from us within 48 hours, or you have any further questions, please call the Circulation desk at 601-857-3255 or e-mail us at LRCRaymondCirculation@hindscc.edu.

After your event using the JBW Alumni room, please take the Room Satisfaction Survey so that we will know how we are doing.

Interlibrary Loans

If you are a current employee, student, or other qualified borrower at Hinds Community College and cannot locate a book in our Library Catalog, you can make an interlibrary loan (ILL) request. Please be sure that the book in question is not held in our libraries before making the request. If you are not a qualified borrower at Hinds CC, you may use ILL privileges at the library where you have privileges.

Hinds Community College library users can also avail themselves of their local library systems for assistance.

Addional Libraries Resources

How Did We Do?

Students
After the session, please take the Student - Library Instruction Survey so that we will know how we are doing and how we can improve our instruction.

 

Instructors
After the session, please take the Instructor - Library Survey so that we will know how we are doing and how we can improve our instruction.

 

Tips for Instructors

FAQs

How do I add articles or book chapters to my Canvas Course for students to read?

Any article or book chapter found in the library databases or Discovery@Hinds can be added to a Canvas module or page for a student to read. 

1)  Find the article/book chapter you want using the library's databases or Discovery@Hinds.

2) Click on the article or book chapter title to see the details page.

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