Library

Donald R. Welter Library

Fall Reopening

The first floor of the library is available by appointment only for individual study and computer use during the hours listed below.  Book time in the library HERE.

Fall Semester Hours by appointment
*Monday – Tuesday: 12 pm – 4 pm
*Wednesday – Thursday: 2 pm – 6 pm

Remote Library Services

Library staff is available online for real time assistance via text, live chat, voicemail or email:
*Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 8 pm
*Friday: 9 am – 3 pm

*Live Chat
*Text: (860) 590-3191
*Email: TRCCLibrary@trcc.commnet.edu
*Voicemail: (860) 215-9051

To access library resources remotely, go to Search4It for electronic books, articles, and streaming videos or access the library databases directly.  Books and other physical materials may be requested online and picked up at the security desk. Browse through our virtual collections of new books and streaming videos.

Please return library books at the new book drop outside the main entrance of the college.

Featured Resources

To celebrate Constitution Day, check out this Guide to the U.S. Constitution to understand the document, its history and its future.

#BlackLivesMatter Resources: Race & Anti-Racism: TRCC Library & Community Resources on Anti-Racism and In Support of Black Lives


Online Library Resources

Video Tutorials

Search4It (All Library Resources) Searching Library Databases (18:01)
Ebook Central Articles in Library Databases (14:16)
EBSCO Ebooks Choosing a Database (17:46)
Library Databases (Articles, etc.) Advanced Search Strategies (4:28)
Films on Demand CINAHL Advanced Searching (5:38)
E-Journals by Title Nursing Videos in Films on Demand (3:59)
Literature and Author Databases (6:15)
Other Tutorials

About the Library

Research Tools

Contact Information and Hours Guide to Library Resources
About the Library Research Guides for Courses
Library Staff  Citation Manuals
Collection Information How do I get started?
Reference Services Information Literacy Guide
Library Mission Research Skills & Strategies
     Staff login to Alma

Other Resources

Open Access Resources
Interlibrary Loan Requests: Books  and Articles
Recommended Web Sites
Library Catalog (Books, etc.)
Periodical List
ResearchIT CT
Three Rivers Community College Affirmative Action Plan 2020