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Leeward Community College

Meet Libby!

February 20, 2024 by Eileen Sakamoto | 0 comments

The Libby app allows faculty, staff and students to access online magazines, eBooks, and audiobooks from our OverDrive collection on their phones and tablets. 

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OverDrive

You can browse thousands of popular fiction and non-fiction ebooks, magazines, and audiobooks on OverDrive! To locate OverDrive, go to the Research menu tab on the library’s homepage then click the Full A-Z Databases List option to view a list of databases in alphabetical order. 

To browse OverDrive, log in using your UH credentials. 

Download Libby for reading on the go!

Once you’ve found something to borrow, go to the app store on your phone or tablet and download the Libby app. After downloading Libby, add Leeward Community College as your library and log in with your UH credentials. 

If you have a public library card in Hawaiʻi, you can also add Hawaii State Public Library System to access their OverDrive collection!

Please contact us at lcccirc@hawaii.edu if you have any questions. Happy reading!

Group Study Rooms

January 25, 2024 by Eileen Sakamoto | 0 comments

Group Study Rooms
Group Study Rooms

 

The library has two group study rooms available to current Leeward students to reserve on an hourly basis. Each room contains a table, four chairs, a whiteboard, and a large flatscreen display with Apple TV. 

General guidelines for group study room use:

  • Each room accommodates 2-4 students.
  • A minimum of two students are required to book a room.
  • The booking must be made by a Leeward student.
  • Groups must check in at the circulation desk. A minimum of two students must be present at check-in. 
  • Food and beverages are allowed under the library’s Food and Drink Policy.
  • Noise volume should be monitored to avoid disturbing occupants of the adjacent room. The rooms are not soundproofed.

Bookings can be made at the circulation desk or online.  Please call the circulation desk at 808-455-0210 or online for more information. 

Note: Due to high demand and the limited number of rooms available, faculty and staff bookings are not taken.

Cool Mobile Power Units in the Library!

January 19, 2024 by Eileen Sakamoto | 0 comments

Flex Mobile Power Units On Cart

“Power Up” in the library with our Flex Mobile Power Units!

What is a Flex Mobile Power Unit?

  • It can power your laptop, and electronic devices.
  • It has 3 USB-C ports and 1 USB-A port.

Devices must be used in the Learning Commons and Library. Return to charging cart after use. Remember to bring your own USB charging cable to use these mobile power devices.

Find the Flex Mobile Power Units on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Learning Commons and Library. See me or other library staff at the circulation desk to learn more.

Mahalo!

Eileen Sakamoto

Spring 2024 Library Hours & Services

January 2, 2024 by Leeward CC Learning Commons | 0 comments

Spring 2024 Library Hours Flyer

Aloha Leeward faculty & staff! Our Spring 2024 hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm. 

 

Laptops

 

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Semester loan laptops are now available for Leeward CC students! Since we have a limited supply, these laptops are first come, first serve. 

4-hour loan laptops are also available for on-campus use. Students can check out these laptops at our self-service kiosk. To check out a laptop, students will need a smart device to scan the QR code displayed on the kiosk. 

We have other mobile devices available such as iPads, headphones, and computer mice. Browse our equipment inventory at go.hawaii.edu/PJP


Other Library Services . . . 

 

Please contact us if you have questions or need assistance. We’re ready to support you!

Finals Countdown: Dec 4-15

November 27, 2023 by Leeward CC Learning Commons | 0 comments

Finals Countdown begins next week! 

Fall 2023 Finals Countdown Flyer

Finals Countdown: December 4-15

For more information about services and events, visit our Finals Countdown page at go.hawaii.edu/yTR

*Funded by ASUH-Leeward CC. Validated Leeward CC ID required. 

Grab & Go Mobile Devices!

September 12, 2023 by Leeward CC Learning Commons | 0 comments

Did you know the Learning Commons and Library has laptops, iPads, computer mice, and other equipment for students to use while on campus?

Most of our equipment must be checked out at the circulation desk but students can pick up our 4-hour loan laptops and mobile power units without staff assistance!

4-hour Loan Laptop Kiosk
4-Hour Loan Laptops

Students can visit our self-service kiosk to check out a laptop for 4 hours. How to check out a laptop:

  1. With a mobile device, open the camera app and scan the QR code on the kiosk
  2. Log in with UH username
  3. Get a passcode
  4. Enter the passcode on the kiosk

If students do not have a mobile device to scan the QR code, the circulation desk staff will assist. 

Laptops are for on-campus use. Students must return their laptops to the laptop kiosk and may insert them in any available slot. 

 

Mobile Power Unit Cart
Mobile Power Units

Students can power up their laptops and mobile devices using our portable batteries! We have carts on both floors so students can freely grab a battery and take it wherever they are studying. Specifications:

  • 3 USB-C ports and 1 USB-A port
  • 218 watt-hour capacity
  • 117W of total charging output
  • Charges up to 4 devices

Batteries can only be used in the Learning Commons and Library. After using, they must be returned to their carts to recharge. The USB ports cannot be used to recharge the batteries. 

For all other equipment, students must book items at go.hawaii.edu/PJP and pick them up at the circulation desk. Only current Leeward CC students may check out mobile devices and accessories. A photo ID is required.

Learning Commons Services on Wednesday, August 2, 2023

July 27, 2023 by Leeward CC Learning Commons | 0 comments

Academic Services Retreat/Learning Commons Staff Development
Services will not be available Wednesday, August 2, 2023. Learning Commons staff will be engaged in staff development activities.

Sama Sama will be available, so come on in for your boba fix!

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Semester Loan Hotspots & Laptops UNAVAILABLE

February 7, 2023 by Leeward CC Learning Commons | 0 comments

All of our semester loan hotspots and laptops have been checked out until the end of the spring semester. Students have the option to use our desktop computers in the Learning Commons, main level, and the Library, upper level, or borrow 4-hour loan laptops from our new laptop kiosk. 4-hour loan laptops are for on-campus use, only. 

How to check out a 4-hour loan laptop:

  1. With a mobile device, open the camera app and scan the QR code on the kiosk
  2. Log in with UH username
  3. Get a passcode
  4. Enter the passcode on the kiosk

If students do not have a mobile device to scan the QR code, the circulation staff will assist. 

4-hour Loan Laptop Kiosk

Please contact us at 808-455-0210 or lcccirc@hawaii.edu if you have any questions.

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