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Services and Collections

  • On-site access to more than 200 databases
  • Over 30,000 full-text journals
  • Circulating collection of 3,500 books
  • Test preparation guides (CLEP, MAT, Praxis, & more)
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Interlibrary loan service
  • Photocopying and faxing
  • Scanning, laminating, and printing

 Accessing the Library 

To access the library, you will need to have an RHEC library card and sign-in using our touch screen system. Students, clients, faculty, and staff may apply for a library card at the circulation desk. You must provide valid state-issued photo identification and proof of your current status, such as:

  • University or school identification
  • Letter of acceptance
  • Current semester course schedule
  • Signed letter from a member institution.

Community Borrowers and Guests

Anyone not affiliated with the Roanoke Higher Education Center may apply for a community borrower membership for a nominal annual fee. Guests participating in meetings, training sessions, or day rental activities can request temporary access from library staff.