Frequently Asked Questions

Location: Where is the library?

The library is located in the Main Building in Room 123, across from the Conference Center. The Library's webpage is at: http://www.fhtc.edu/library

Hours: What are the Library hours?

  • Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Friday - Sunday closed

Checkout: How many books can I check out?

As many as you need. The loan period is 2 weeks and materials can be renewed for an additional 2 weeks.

Access: What are the username and password for the library catalog?

The user name to access all the library resources is "student" and the password is "fhtc" (leave off the " "). If you would like to customize your search screen and other resources contact the librarian, Janet

Collection: What kind of books are there?

The majority of our books, either physical or electronic, support our 17 programs. Major areas are: computer sciences, nursing/health/dental, automotive, culinary, business, construction, technology of all types and much more. Additional materials: encyclopedias, resume and cover letter writing, careers, job search process and much more.

There are also more than 2,500 videos that can be streamed on your computer. Laptop computers may also be taken out on a short term loan.

Searching: How do I do in depth searching?

Search the library catalog using . There are many resources to help you. For information on how to search Google go to http://www.google.com search using "google help" (leave off the " "). select "Operators and more search help" Google Search Operators

Overdues: What are the consequences of having an overdue item?

Honestly, I'm reworking the policy this summer. Right now there are no fines on books or DVDs. Laptop computers can also be checked out. The fine for those is $5.00 a day if not returned on time. These rules will be changing at the beginning of the fall semester, however.