Saddleback College Library

Library Services for Online Students

As an online student, you have access to excellent resources and services from the Saddleback Library. Follow the tabs to learn about what the Library can offer you remotely, and contact us whenever you have questions!
Online Books When accessing these online books from off-campus, you will need to log in with your Blackboard username and password.

Reference Books

Credo Reference - Features full-text, aggregated content from hundreds of reference books covering every major subject.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Oxford English Dictionary - Published by Oxford University Press, the OED is the authority on the evolution of the English language. The OED Online is the guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million english words, both present and past.

Fiction and Nonfiction Books

Ebrary ebooks - A collection of over 31,000 electronic books in most subject areas.VIDEO: ebrary Training

EBSCO E-book Collection - A collection of over 20,000 electronic books in most subject areas.

Springer eBooks - A collection of over 27,000 electronic books in the sciences.

Print Books

Library Catalog Search the Saddleback College Library catalog for print and electronic books. Search for books by keyword, author, or title. We also have some textbooks for library use only.

VIDEO: Does the Library have my textbook?

Books may be renewed one time in person, by phone (949) 582-4526, or online if another student is not waiting to check out the item.

To access book renewals online:
 Go to your account
 Click "Renew My Materials"
 Username = Student ID and Password = PIN

Contact Information

Phone: (949) 582-4314
Fax: (949) 364-0284
(949) 582-4526
Computer Help Desk:
(949) 582-4363
Reference: (949) 582-4525
Location: LIB/LRC -

Library Contact

Librarian - Elizabeth Horan
Elizabeth Horan
Distance Learning Librarian
Contact Information:
Phone: (949) 582-4684

Library Hours

Fall 2015
August 17 - December 16
8 am-8 pm
Friday: 8 am - 2 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm
Sunday: Closed
Fall Holidays:
September 7 & 8
November 11
November 26-29

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