Welcome to Holt Library at Southwestern Community College
Holt Library Hours
Regular Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Online resources are available 24/7 with MySCC login -->"Library" tab.
828-339-4288 or 800-447-4091, ext. 4288
Library Chat is available 24/7 M-F
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For SCC Students, Faculty & Staff
If you are an SCC Student, Faculty or Staff member, please visit the official library website. SCC users have access to Learning Resources, Research Guides and Article Databases.
Log into to the MySCC portal and click on the Library Tab for access to all the library's resources and services.
SCC students and staff, please use the Library’s website via MySCC > Library to access resources 24/7 and search for books to check out. For users who need WiFi or computer access after 6pm, the Jackson County Public Library is open until 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Have a question? Ask a Librarian by using our evening Reference Librarian Chat service available overnight from 5pm to 8am to support student and faculty library needs.
Library Technology Lending
Holt Library lends graphing calculators, laptops, Wi-Fi hotspots, earbuds with microphones and webcams to SCC students only. Stop by the Library front desk to check out these items for the semester. Students on the Macon and Swain campuses, please email us at email@example.com to arrange delivery of library technology to your campus for pickup. Students will need to bring their SCC student ID when checking out technology and will be required to sign a technology agreement. If you are under 18 years old, a parent of guardians' signature is required.
For Community Members
Adult residents (18 years or older) of Jackson, Macon and Swain counties are welcome to use the SCC Library facility and materials. Residents 18 and older can bring in their NC Driver’s License, NC photo ID, or WCU photo ID showing a local address and register for a free Library Card at the service desk. Feel free to stop by and visit! The Library is at the south end of Jackson Campus in Sylva, near the top of the hill. View campus map
Access to Library Catalog
Use the Library Catalog link to access our catalog online to find books and DVDs at Holt Library.
PrepSTEP includes online tutorials, test practice, e-books and articles to help students achieve academic success and workplace readiness. It has skill building in English, math and science, career licensing test prep such as the TEAS and the NCLEX-RN among others, as well as workplace skill building, basic computer skills tutorials, college success skills development and much more. Users must create a free personal account in order to save their work in progress, store score reports, and revisit any practice tests, tutorials, or eBooks. Registration only requires a valid email address and a password.
Browse through hundreds of new titles! We have books for every course of study as well as your favorite bestsellers, biographies, and fiction.