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Reference Services

Ask a librarian for help with finding sources for your speeches, essays, and research assignments.

  • The library has over 94,000 items that are accessible to students for research and leisure.
  • Over 180 research databases are accessible from home.
  • Students can check out books from UCF, any VCC campus library, and all the Florida Community Colleges
  • The library provides research assistance, directions, maps, and citation support.
  • Study guides for ASVAB, GRE, SAT and many other exams are available.

    Using Atlas To Access The Library

    The video below is a guide to accessing library resources using Atlas. Printed instructions are also available below that. If Atlas is down and you need access to the library please refer to the following Libguide.

    Note: For optimal viewing click the square in the lower right corner of the video.

    Using The Library

    Your Valencia ID Card also serves as your Library Card.

    Students, Faculty & Staff:
    Log in to Atlas to search the library by going to the Courses tab.  On the far right under Register For Classes is a link for Search The Library.

    Visitors:
    Search the Library without logging in. ***Important*** Use this link during Atlas outages (Read below).

    During Atlas outages, FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS to log in to the Library:

    1. Click the "Search the Library" link above.
    2. On the page that follows, click Log In in the upper right corner of the screen.
    3. When prompted, enter your Borrower ID and PIN.
      • The Borrower ID is the number appearing on the back of your student ID card. This is EITHER a 14-digit barcode number beginning with 259... or your VID number. (If you do not have a student ID card, try your VID number). Include the V.
      • The PIN is the last four digits of your VID number.

     

    Reference Hours

    Fall and Spring Semester:

    Mon.-Thurs.: 7:30am-9:00pm
    Fri.: 7:30am-5:30pm
    Sat.: 10:00am-2:00pm

    Summer Semester:

    Mon.-Thurs.: 7:30am-9:00pm
    Fri.: 7:30am-12:00pm

    Contact A Reference Librarian:
    Reference Desk: 407-582-2456