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Using Library Resources: Books, eBooks, & Media

This page will guide students through the library resources available to them at MVC.

Course Reserves

Textbooks and other class materials are placed on reserve by instructors at the Circulation Desk at the front of the library. These items can't leave the library, but you can check them out to use within the library. To search course reserves, click on the link below. 

Library Catalog

Use the DCCCD Library Catalog to search for items located at any of the Dallas County Community College District colleges, including:

  • Printed Books
  • eBooks
  • DVDs

To search the catalog, go to the search box below, enter your search terms, and click on the magnifying glass or hit enter.

Find books, media, and more in library catalog 

To place a request for a book in the catalog sign in with your econnect email and password.

Employee example: ABC6600@dcccd.edu and econnect password

Student example: e1234567@student.dcccd.edu and econnect password

For detailed instructions click on the document link below.

For help with ebooks, click on the link below.

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Books at Other Libraries

If you'd like to search for items at other libraries, WorldCat can help. WorldCat lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. Click on the link below to search using WorldCat. To request an item via Interlibrary Loan, click on the other tab in this box.

Books, periodical articles, and other items not available from DCCCD can be requested via Interlibrary Loan. Click on the link below for more information and to make a request. NOTE: Textbooks are not available through the Interlibrary Loan program.

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