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Serving Vermont Tech & The Community College of Vermont
A Guide
Mission: The Hartness Library System supports the curricular and research needs of the Community College of Vermont and Vermont Tech through the provision of information resources, services, and instruction.
Convenience: The library is open over 80 hours a week during the semester, and most resources are available online 24/7 at:
Locations: Our central library is located on the main Vermont Tech campus in Randolph Center. Main St., Randolph Center, VT, 05061 1-800-431-0025
We have a second Hartness Library location on the Vermont Tech Williston campus. 401 Lawrence Place Room 409, Williston, VT 05495 802-879-8249
The Hartness Library serves as the home lending library for all members of the CCV and VTC academic communities. Students, staff, and faculty can borrow library items from the catalog.
How long can I keep items?
  • Books from Interlibrary Loan: Check the due date stamped on the loan band
Borrowing Items
BOOKS: The Hartness Library is home to over 42,000 books and 200,000 ebooks
FILMS: The library's collection includes 24,000 online films and documentaries
AUDIO and DVDs: There are over 6,000 audio materials and DVDs in the collection
Periodicals: Hartness has access to over 58,000 periodical subscriptions
Library Materials
We are where you are!
Because Hartness Library serves students at sites and campuses around the state, we are able to offer all of our services online through our website. You can:
Access the VSC library catalog and request books be sent to your campus
Access eBooks, full-text electronic journals in databases, newspapers or reference sources
Contact a librarian using online chat or text message for research help
Access an online library orientation, use tutorials 
to guide you in your research, and utilize 
subject guides in your area of interest
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
If the Vermont State College libraries don’t own a book or film, we can request it for you from another library through ILL. The request form is found here!
Hartness Library Main Street Randolph Center, VT 05061
Tutorials & 
Research Guides
Hartness Librarians have
created numerous tutorials,
both video and interactive,
to help you navigate our resources and the research process. These include:
It can be busy, hectic,
or noisy on campus. 
Seize some quiet, and
work by yourself or in
a small group in our
study rooms.

Library Services

Running into trouble finding resources for your assignment?
Need help citing sources?
librarians are available over
80 hours per week during the semester.
Research Assistance
Not only can librarians help
you navigate our resources,
we can help you search
the web too, no matter the
Searching Hartness Guide

Research Basics Guide

Evaluating Sources Guide

Citing Sources Guide

Library Services

Academic Program Liaisons
Each program has a
librarian dedicated to
working with the program's
faculty to develop the
collection and to support
that program.
Library Instruction
Schedule a librarian to visit your class for general library orientations or a customized session tailored to your assignment.
Guides for Faculty
See our helpful guides on 
topics such as:

The Library reserve collections allow
faculty to place materials like DVD's, and supplemental textbooks on reserve for in-library use by students.
Library Reserves
Learn how to incorporate library subscription resources or an embedded librarian into your Moodle class.
Hartness librarians can help connect you to educational materials and resources offered freely and openly for anyone to use and under some licenses to re-mix, improve, and redistribute.
  • Preventing Plagiarism
  • Information Literacy
  • Copyright & Fair Use
Open Educational 
Get In Touch With Us
Hartness Library at Vermont Tech has a team of librarians and support staff ready to help in any way we can!
Susan Currier
Faulty Librarian
Candy Daniels
Aquisitions Coordinator
Kim Hannon-Brobst
Remote Services Coordinator
Veronica Golden
Circulation Coordinator
Jane Kearns
Library Director
Bonnie Lord
Steven Prochet
Reference Librarian
Julie Taylor
Catalog Librarian
Reference Librarian, Williston
Jeff Metzler
Reference Librarian
Library Staff