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FAQs

How do I access the Trenholm State Library?

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  1. Go to http://www.trenholmstate.edu/
  2. Click the ‘plus’ sign next to current students
  3. Select ‘Library’ from the drop-down list

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  1. Go to http://www.trenholmstate.edu/
  2. Click 'Login'
  3. Select ‘Library’ from the top of the page

Where are Trenholm’s libraries located and how do I contact someone?

Trenholm Campus Patterson Site
Learning Resource Center
3086 Mobile Highway
Montgomery, AL 36108
Phone: 334-420-4455
3920 Troy Highway
Building E, Room E-119
Montgomery, AL 36116
Phone: 334-420-4357
Library Staff email Library@Trenholmstate.edu

What are the library hours?

The library hours for both campuses are as follows

Trenholm Campus Patterson Site
Monday - Thursday    7:30am - 6:00pm

Monday - Thursday    7:30am - 6:00pm 

Friday   7:30am - 1:00pm 

Friday   7:30am - 1:00pm 

Saturday & Sunday  CLOSED Saturday and Sunday   CLOSED

Where can I get my Library Card/ID?

Library Card/ID notifications are sent out from the Head Librarian, via Trenholm email, at the beginning of each semester informing you when and where they will be issued.

How do I access my Trenholm State email?

  1. Go to www.trenholmstate.edu and click on ‘Login’
  2. Click ‘My Trenholm (Students)’
  3. QUICK LINKS: Click on ‘Microsoft 365’ and login using your Trenholm email and password
    1. https://www.office.com
    2. Sign in using your Trenholm email: first initial of the first name, last name, birth month, birth day (example: jdoe0122@stu.trenholmstate.edu). 
    3. The password is defaulted to !Changeme2!
    4. You will then need to change your password to the specified requirements.
  4. If you have problems, click on the ‘How to log into your Outlook 365 email account’
  5. For additional assistance refer to the videos in the following link: https://sway.office.com/O8d6XhZys3wghWsk?ref=Link

How do I access the library/online databases from home?

1. www.library.trenholmstate.edu

2. Select Databases

3. Choose a database you wish to use

4. When prompted, enter your username and password:

Username: (Trenholm Email address, example A00000000@stu.trenholmstate.edu)

Password: (same password as Trenhom Email or MyTrenholm)

     

How do I access Canvas?

  1. From the Trenholm website click "login" and "Canvas (online learning)".
  2. Your UserID is your student ID number.
  3. Click on "forgot password" and enter your student ID number again, then click “request password”.
  4. Check your Trenholm email account, you should have an email from "Trenholm State Canvas".
  5. Click the link and you will be able to create a password.
  6. For additional assistance refer to the videos in the following link: https://sway.office.com/O8d6XhZys3wghWsk?ref=Link

Are Trenholm State Community College Libraries open to the public?

Trenholm State Community College Libraries are not open to the public.

Are there group study/meeting spaces in the libraries?

There are two individual study rooms available on the second floor and a Quiet Study Room located on the third floor in the Library Tower. You must check with the librarian on duty in order to access use of the room.

How long can I keep a book?

The charge out time for books is two-weeks, with a renewal period of an additional two-weeks. 

What is the fine for late books?

The late fine for library materials is 25 cents per item, per day, except Saturdays and Sundays are not counted. If fines are not paid at the time of the late returned item(s), the charges will be forwarded to the Registrar’s Office where a hold will be placed on your college record until charges are paid.

Can I return a book to the Trenholm Library that belongs at the Patterson Library?

Any book that has been charged out from either campus library can be returned to the other library.

Do the Libraries have printers available for students?

Both libraries have printing capabilities. The price for copying is 10 cents per page.  Copying can be done on the Xerox copier or printing from individual computers using the Go-Print printer.  Both copiers are self- service.

Do reserve materials circulate?

Reserve materials MUST be used in library.

Does the library carry textbooks?

The library makes a concerted effort not to purchase text- books.

Where is the Bookstore?

The College does not have a physical site for a Bookstore, books are purchased on-line via your MyTrenholm student portal.

Please visit the Trenholm Bookstore page for more information.

As an alumnus, can I use the library on either campus?

Alumni are always welcomed to return to campus, however, there are no provisions for charging out library materials. The Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) is accessible.

Where are Trenholm’s libraries located and how do I contact someone?

Trenholm Campus Patterson Site
Learning Resource Center
3086 Mobile Highway
Montgomery, AL 36108
Phone: 334-420-4455
3920 Troy Highway
Building E, Room E-119
Montgomery, AL 36116
Phone: 334-420-4357
Library Staff email Library@Trenholmstate.edu

What are the library hours?

The library hours for both campuses are as follows

Trenholm Campus Patterson Site
Monday - Thursday    7:30am - 6:00pm

Monday - Thursday    7:30am - 6:00pm 

Friday   7:30am - 1:00pm 

Friday   7:30am - 1:00pm 

Saturday & Sunday  CLOSED Saturday and Sunday   CLOSED

Where can I get my Library Card/ID?

Library Card/ID notifications are sent out from the Head Librarian, via Trenholm email, at the beginning of each semester informing you when and where they will be issued.

How do I access the library/online databases from home?

1. www.library.trenholmstate.edu

2. Select Databases

3. Choose a database you wish to use

4. When prompted, enter your username and password:

Username: (Trenholm Email address, example A00000000@stu.trenholmstate.edu)

Password: (same password as Trenhom Email or MyTrenholm)

     

How do I access my Trenholm State email?

  1. Go to www.trenholmstate.edu and click on ‘Login’
  2. Click ‘My Trenholm (Students)’
  3. QUICK LINKS: Click on ‘Microsoft 365’ and login using your Trenholm email and password
    1. https://www.office.com
    2. Sign in using your Trenholm email: first initial of the first name, last name, birth month, birth day (example: jdoe0122@stu.trenholmstate.edu). 
    3. The password is defaulted to !Changeme2!
    4. You will then need to change your password to the specified requirements.
  4. If you have problems, click on the ‘How to log into your Outlook 365 email account’
  5. For additional assistance refer to the videos in the following link: https://sway.office.com/O8d6XhZys3wghWsk?ref=Link

How do I access Canvas?

  1. From the Trenholm website click "login" and "Canvas (online learning)".
  2. Your UserID is your student ID number.
  3. Click on "forgot password" and enter your student ID number again, then click “request password”.
  4. Check your Trenholm email account, you should have an email from "Trenholm State Canvas".
  5. Click the link and you will be able to create a password.
  6. For additional assistance refer to the videos in the following link: https://sway.office.com/O8d6XhZys3wghWsk?ref=Link

Are Trenholm State Community College Libraries open to the public?

Trenholm State Community College Libraries are not open to the public.

How long can I keep a book?

The charge out time for books is two-weeks, with a renewal period of an additional two-weeks. 

Can I return a book to the Trenholm Library that belongs at the Patterson Library?

Any book that has been charged out from either campus library can be returned to the other library.

What is the fine for late books?

The late fine for library materials is 25 cents per item, per day, except Saturdays and Sundays are not counted. If fines are not paid at the time of the late returned item(s), the charges will be forwarded to the Registrar’s Office where a hold will be placed on your college record until charges are paid.

Are there group study/meeting spaces in the libraries?

There are two individual study rooms available on the second floor and a Quiet Study Room located on the third floor in the Library Tower. You must check with the librarian on duty in order to access use of the room.

Do the Libraries have printers available for students?

Both libraries have printing capabilities. The price for copying is 10 cents per page.  Copying can be done on the Xerox copier or printing from individual computers using the Go-Print printer.  Both copiers are self- service.

Do reserve materials circulate?

Reserve materials MUST be used in library.

Does the library carry textbooks?

The library makes a concerted effort not to purchase text- books.

Where is the Bookstore?

The College does not have a physical site for a Bookstore, books are purchased on-line via your MyTrenholm student portal.

Please visit the Trenholm Bookstore page for more information.

As an alumnus, can I use the library on either campus?

Alumni are always welcomed to return to campus, however, there are no provisions for charging out library materials. The Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) is accessible.