Alden Library services are available to current students, faculty and staff
Community College. Most online services require an
Alden Library barcode or your student ID number to gain access.
You may register for an Alden Library barcode in person by visiting the Circulation Desk on the 2nd floor of the
Harrington Learning Center, presenting your current Quinsigamond Community
College ID and filling out a registration form. You will be registered
with the library and a 14 digit barcode will be placed on the back of
Students taking online courses who are unable to visit the Alden
Library during regular hours may apply for
their barcode through their online course. A library card with barcode will be
mailed to the address on file with the Registrar's Office. No barcodes can be given over the phone or by email except
to QCC email addresses.
My Library catalog account
- You are able to request a book, review the status of
items you have checked out or requested, and renew items online.
- Accounts are automatically created when you register for a
- Go to the Online
Catalog, click on the Log In button, and enter your barcode and
PIN. The first time you do this, leave the PIN blank.
The system will ask you to create one. Please create one
you will remember. Library staff cannot see it and will need
to reset it to blank if you forget it.
EBSCOhost will remember search statements, run them automatically,
and send updates of new articles or journal issues.
- You may create an account by clicking on "Sign In" from
any EBSCOhost database
page. Click on the "I'm a
New User" link to register.
You will be asked to create a user name and password
and provide an email address.
- Returning users click on "Sign In"
from any EBSCOhost database page.
- Note: Be sure you have
an Alden Library 14-digit
barcode before signing up for an account. If you are off campus you
will be asked to use your
barcode to log in before
getting into EBSCOhost.
My OverDrive Digital Books
- You can
browse and search hundreds of great titles and download them to
computers, transfer them to portable devices, or burn them onto CDs
for reading and listening anywhere, anytime.
- Create an account and download the software needed to use the
digital books by starting at the
Quick Start Guide. You will need your Alden Library
barcode to create an account.
- The Alden Library is a full circulating member of C/WMARS.
George I. Alden Library, Quinsigamond Community College, 670 West Boylston
St., Worcester, MA 01606 (508) 854-4366