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Coronavirus COVID-19 event, Library Services Update


The SCC Library is here for you.  Bigfoot research team logo - Skitch holding a book


During the current coronavirus event, many services and resources are still available.


Contact library staff & faculty


Even if the library is closed, you can still contact library personnel.

Faculty wanting instructional support may contact their liaison librarian directly or email the library reference desk. We've created a Quick Kit launchpad for faculty moving courses online. We're eager to support your move online.

24/7 live chatchat  SCC librarians will chat with you online.

(During off-hours, you may be chatting with a librarian from another college. Ask for an SCC librarian to contact you for follow-up if needed.)

 null email  An SCC librarian will reply to your email within 24 hours.

null Video chat by appointment  Contact us through 24/7 or email to request an online meeting. with an SCC librarian.

Research Databases

You can access articles, ebooks, streaming videos, and more. When off-campus, use your Bigfoot login to access digital resources in library databases.

Interlibrary Loan

If you're using library databases and find an article which is not available full-text, the SCC library will get it for you electronically, Just email us or use 24/7 chat.

Spokane Public Library Resources

SCC/SFCC students can access the Spokane Public Library's digital resources. If you and your family are spending extended time at home, you may want to take advantage of SPL's extensive collection of popular ebooks, audiobooks, streaming films & television shows, online magazines, and even comics.

Contact an SCC librarian if you have questions about how to get your automatically approved library barcode.

Faculty Support including resources for migrating to online classes

Faculty librarians are happy to help you create or enhance research content in your course.

We've created a Quick Kit launchpad to where you can begin planning online integration of library services and resources.

Contact your liaison librarian directly, or use 24/7 online chat for immediate support.

Example services & resources:

  • Embedded media you can place in your online classes: eBooks, articles, streaming video, OER, and more
  • Embedded librarian in your online or on-ground class (Contact us to discuss adding a subject librarian as a TA or co-teaching for a period of time.)
  • Online resource guides curated for your course
  • Synchronous instruction sessions via Zoom for students, faculty, and other patrons
  • Asynchronous instruction sessions and tutorials you can embed in Canvas which are customized to your course
  • 24/7 live-chat research help

Let us know if you are interested in any of these options or would like to discuss alternatives. 

We've got lots of techie tools we can use to support you and students remotely.

SCC Coronavirus Updates