Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College Library

located in the Student Resource Center (just west of the former location in the East Building)
2258 Enterprise Drive
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
989-317-4760 x240  

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College is a public community college that provides educational opportunities reflecting Anishinaabe values. The SCTC library provides a variety of services and resources to students, faculty, administration, tutors, and the Tribal College community. The library provides tangible and electronic resources including curricular support materials, Ojibwe culture and language materials, Native American focused resources, professional materials, databases, ebooks, and popular materials. The SCTC library provides access for patrons to check out resources, utilize library space, access online databases and resources, access materials via local partner libraries and statewide interlibrary loan services, and make use of the Tribal Education Librarian’s expertise and assistance. The Tribal Libraries website and online catalog are accessible 24/7 wherever internet access is available.

The SCTC library collection primarily serves the students and faculty at the College. Items in the library's collection are available via hold request to SCIT library cardholders, Chippewa River District Library cardholders, and CRDL partner library cardholders. Tribal College items may also be requested via MeLCat.

Tribal College Library staff
Anne Heidemann, Tribal Education Librarian
Librarian hours: Mondays 2-4pm, Wednesdays 9-11am, and by request
self-check-out and returns are available anytime

How to use the self-check system:

 

Research Resources for Tribal College Students and Faculty
Research Guide: detailed information about how to do research using Tribal Libraries resources

EBSCO Academic Search Complete
Research scholarly articles and magazine articles
Username: sctcebsco
Password: sctc2015

ProQuest History Vault: American Indians and American West Digital Archive -- user guide and more information for this database
ProQuest Indian Claims Insight -- user guide and more information for this database
Username: VN4R7CTT
Password: Gh]7w^)K7z

SCTC Student Resources

Academic OneFile
Research scholarly articles

EBSCO free databases
includes American Doctoral Dissertations, GreenFILE, Library, Teacher Reference Center, European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750, and more.

ERIC (free version)
Research education literature

Expanded Academic ASAP
Research magazine, newspaper, and journal articles

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Research encyclopedias and reference sources

General Reference Center Gold
Research magazine and newspaper articles

Highwire Press
free full-text science articles

Indigenous Law Portal
from the Library of Congress

JSTOR Open Access
over 2,000 open access ebooks

LearningExpress Library
Practice for standardized tests

National Institutes of Health
Research & Training

Ojibwe People's Dictionary
A searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary that features the voices of Ojibwe speakers

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Research pro and con arguments for hot topics

Science Direct
access to over 250,000 open access articles

Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education

Wiley Open Access
open access science articles

WorldCat (free version)
Search libraries all over the world