• Several students gathered around a table in the library, studying together.
  • A student about to pick a book from a bookshelf.
  • Two students reading books at a table in the library.

Fort Scott Community College Library is a learning resource center that offers books, e-readers, periodicals, audio-visual materials, and online periodical databases. A full-time librarian is available for research assistance. Books may be checked out for a maximum of two weeks. If materials are lost, replacement cost will be charged to the responsible borrower.


The Library also houses a computer lab with access to most internet resources, including library databases, FSCC resources, and social networking. Full-text journal and reference databases are available to students and employees both on and off-campus (see below).

Hours and location

The Fort Scott Community College Library is located on the second floor of the Academic Building, directly above the Student Success Center. The library hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, unless otherwise posted.
A professional research librarian may be consulted by appointment or on a walk-in basis when available.


2021 Book Club Registration



(hosted by the Pittsburg State University Library Consortium)


Flipster Magazine Access (Requires User ID and Password to access.  Obtain access in the library or your English instructor.)


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Online Resources

Civil rights movement subject guide

Psychology subject guide



(Peer reviewed articles available)

Gale Reference E-Books

Project Gutenberg (e-books)

Need Help with a Paper?

APA and MLA Style Guide Resources (Purdue Online Writing Lab)



For more information, call 620-223-2700, ext 3441 or contact Susie Arvidson, FSCC Director of Library Services.