H.F. Davis Library

H.F. Library from the southwest side

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LIBRARY HOURS

LIBRARY PHONE NUMBERS

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 7:30 am-11:00 pm 

Reference Desk: 785.460.4689
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Fax: 785.460.4600
Saturday: CLOSEDDirector: 785.460.5487
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Inter-library Loan:  785.460.5480

SUMMER/BREAK HOURS

Government Publications: 785.460.5480
Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Test Proctoring Services: 785.460.4689
Closed Saturday and Sunday 
 

  
ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Government Documents

H.F. Davis Library is a congressionally-designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)."

 
 

Library Databases

  • Credo Reference (Infobase)
    This database is encyclopedic in nature. It will provide background information and in- depth definitions of topics which can be used for providing background information in topics. This is a good database for introducing a topic, its origins and definitions.
  • FirstSearch
    This database is helpful in locating dissertations, US Government publications, specific database, eBooks and some Open Access Content. It will allow you to Access World Cat worldwide-which may be helpful to online students.
  • Gale Pages
    Within Gale Pages, you will find search engines for many products Gale offers our students. The most popular are the Human Anatomy interface, and Opposing Viewpoints. Additionally, there is Genealogy, Archives, literary index, Ebooks and Primary Sources. Opposing Viewpoints is used extensively in the English Department for Composition Classes.
  • Newsbank
    Newsbank has partnerships with over 12,000 publishers worldwide to provide current events and archival information for research. Another tool useful for introduction of a topic, historical purposes and current news.  The Newsbank database can only be accessed with computers that have a CCC IP address. 
  • Ovid
    OVID nursing databases provide information from several of the top nursing journals in the industry. Full text articles with historical references available for research and online information release before print. A great resource for healthcare students from CNA to BSN.
  • State of KS Online Resources
    This is a database provided by the State Library of Kansas. This database can be accessed anywhere a Kansas IP is available. . Within this database students can access different search engines for specific  research. Students can borrow eBooks, talking books and locate journals on this site. A good research tool for students.

Students who live out of state can get a Kansas Library Card free of charge from our library. The process is online and easy!  To get started, email library@colbycc.edu 

  • InfoBase
    This database has a video streaming collection for business and economics available for students. Other tools: Blooms Literature, Health reference, Science, World Almanac and Teacher Resources

Access to databases is limited to CCC students.  Databases are available on campus using IP recognition.

Database login credentials 

H.F. Davis Library


Comprehensive Learning Center

Students who need help writing an essay, solving algebra problems or preparing for a test are encouraged to visit the Comprehensive Learning Center (CLC) in the H.F. Davis Library. Students will receive assistance from trained and certified peer tutors in the CLC at no cost!

 

Comprehensive Learning Center

Students who need help writing an essay, solving algebra problems or preparing for a test are encouraged to visit the Comprehensive Learning Center (CLC) in the H.F. Davis Library. Students will receive assistance from trained and certified peer tutors in the CLC at no cost!