About the Library

  • Library hours


    Winter 2014
    Dec 13 - Dec14
    CLOSED

    Dec 15 – Dec 19
    8 - 4:30

    Dec 20 – Jan 4
    CLOSED

    Jan 5 – Jan 9
    8 - 4:30


    From Jan 12:

    Mon-Thu:
    8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

    Friday:
    8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Saturday:
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Sunday:
    1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

     

    (708) 656-8000
    Ext. 2321

  • Mission Statement

     

    The mission of the Morton College Library is to provide collections, research and instructional assistance that supports the teaching, learning and information literacy of the College community.

     

     The library is located in the B building of the Morton College campus, please come and visit.

    Resources

    The Morton College Library has a great range of resources for our students and faculty to access. These include: 

    • Over 70 online research databases.
    • 50,000 items available in the library. Students and faculty can browse our collection of books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, and newspapers.
    • Morton College Library is part of the I-Share consortium that allows customers to borrow from 80 academic institutions throughout Illinois.
    • Morton College Library has over 90 available computers and laptops for customer use.
    • 7 group student study rooms.
    • Wireless capabilities.

    Assistance

    The library has three access points for assistance, Help Desk, Reference Desk, and Circulation Desk.  If you are unable to access the library, please feel free to contact us by calling 708-656-8000 ext. 2321 

    Obtaining Materials

     A valid Morton College ID is required to obtain materials.

     For additional information, please see Morton College Library policy page. 

     

    Ask A Librarian

     

    Morton College Reference Librarians save library users time and frustration by helping them navigate and evaluate the rich array of research databases, internet resources, and the print collections of the library.

     

    Contact Us

    In Person

    Librarians are available at the Reference Desk during Library hours.

    By Email

    reference@morton.edu

    As well, if you need to reach a specific librarian, you can contact a librarian/subject specialist via e-mail.

    By Phone

    708.656.8000 ext. 2321

    Chat

     You can also live chat with a reference librarian using the chat box on the start page.