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Quick Start Library Guide: Lake Nona Campus

Use this handy guide to learn about and gain access to all the library resources from home or on-the-go!

Welcome Lake Nona Campus Faculty and Staff

               

Welcome to the Lake Nona Campus Library

Valencia College libraries are open and ready to serve your library and research needs 12350 Narcoossee Rd., Orlando, FL 32832.  We will continue to provide remote library services for those who prefer to access the library online. 

 

Lake Nona Campus Library - Summer Hours
 

  Monday       Tuesday     Wednesday Thursday   Friday Saturday    Sunday  
Hours of Operation 8am - 7:15pm 8am - 7:15pm 8am - 7:15pm 8am-7:15pm 8am - 2pm  Closed Closed

*Note: The Lake Nona Campus will be closed the following dates in the summer: June 3rd, June 10th, June 17th, June 24th, July 1st.

 

Library Contact Information

Circulation: Daisy Hidalgo, Library Services Supervisor - dhidalgo1@valenciacollege.edu
Reference: Emilie Buckley, Librarian - ebuckley3@valenciacollege.edu


 

Need assistance logging into the online library?

It's best to login to Atlas before clicking links within this database. You'll automatically be granted access to the online databases and full access to the library catalog. If you are still encountering difficulties logging in, please reference the link below to full instructions.
Accessing Online Resources-Login Assistance:  https://valenciacollege.edu/students/library/ccla-login-instructions.php


Contact Form

Library Referal Google Form

This online form is for students to contact the Lake Nona Campus librarian for one-on-one assistance with research assignments.

Using Library Resources in Your Online Classroom

The Lake Nona Campus Library is available to assist faculty members as they transition their courses online

  • Use Ask a Librarian service to get your questions answered. This service is available to both students and faculty should you need immediate assistance.
  • Embed library content in your Canvas course
  • Contact Emilie Buckley to find and access digital resources and content to incorporate into your course.
  • Support students by embedding a librarian in your Canvas course
    • Librarians can be added to your Canvas course as a TA. We are not able to grade or work with assignments but this is a great opportunity for students to interact with us in a research-focused discussion board. This tutorial shows how to add a TA to your course. Please reach out to Emilie if you would like to use this feature.
  • Access library instruction virtually. Schedule your library instruction session and select virtual/online as your modality.

Suggested Databases

Here are some recommended databases to add supplementary content to your online course. If there is something that we don't have available at this time, email Emilie to see if it can be added.

Click here for a complete list of library databases.

Video Content

eBooks 
Students can access supplemental readings and research content.

Test Prep and Study Resources 
The below resources prepare students for standardized tests, career certification testing, and civil service exams.

The Valencia College libraries do not welcome solicitation of resources to be added to our LibGuides. This includes but is not limited to vendors, search engine optimizers, placement of ads, products, or any other requests. Our LibGuides are carefully curated resources developed in partnership with faculty, staff, and students to support specific assignments, courses, events, and other related purposes at Valencia College. The Valencia libraries reserve the right to ignore LibGuide resource solicitations, and/or block persistent requests from groups or individuals to add or promote links in our LibGuides.