About The Library

Mission College Library

The Mission College Library offers numerous resources and services to students, faculty, and staff which include personalized reference assistance, orientations, and library skills courses. The Library collection includes books, periodicals, ebooks, video cassettes/DVDs, textbooks on reserve, and premier electronic databases. The Library also provides computers with Internet access, Microsoft Office, and adaptive software.

Fall Hours, August 25 - December 12
Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 8:00pm
Friday: 10:30am - 3:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
CLOSED: Aug 30-Sept 1; Nov 11, Nov. 27-29

Winter Hours, January 2 - January 22
Monday - Thursday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
CLOSED: Jan 19

Important Telephone Numbers
Information/Reference Desk: 408.855-5151
Check-Out Desk: 408.855-5150

SAO: Service Area Outcomes

SAO 1: The Mission College Library will provide support to students to enable them to easily find, select, and use library materials to meet their learning needs.
SAO 2: Mission College Library will provide online and print resources which meet student learning needs.


After Hours Reference Request

When the library is closed, you can still get help with research for your Mission College courses by using the Library Reference Request Form. However, because we cannot guarantee a response in less than 24 hours, your best option is to come in or call a librarian during the Library’s open hours.
Virtual Tour of the Library
Take a virtual tour of the library to learn where the various collections are located.

Tips, suggestions, and resources for research and study.

Learn more about the Asian American Collection and Speaker program. This special collection showcases writings by and about all Asian Americans, with an emphasis on Chinese Americans.

Read library policies from borrowing rules to copyright information. Also includes Library computer use policies.

The Library is a Free Wireless Hotspot
Login Instructions: Students, Faculty & StaffGuest
Note: Windows 8 users, you will need to upgrade to Windows 8.1, which is free, to use the wireless network.

Make a Purchase Suggestion
The library is interested in hearing your suggestions for purchases. To recommend books and other materials please contact the librarian specializing in the appropriate subject matter.

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