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SMCCCD OneSearch - User's Guide

OneSearch is the new library resource search system, or library catalog. It expands access to resources for our users, by including many of our online resources. This guide gives information on how to use OneSearch for searching and discovering resources,

Technology Loan Program Overview

SMCCD colleges: Cañada College, College of San Mateo, Skyline College

The technology loan program supports currently enrolled students who need technology equipment such as Chromebooks, hotspots, and calculators to successfully complete course work. Technology equipment is limited, and will be distributed on a first come first served basis.

Most technology equipment borrowed from one of the campuses will be recorded in your Library OneSearch user account--there are exceptions for items borrowed from a specific department or program. Sign in to your OneSearch account to monitor the status of your borrowed items.

How to get a technology loan:

  1. Submit the Technology Request Form
  2. Once your request has been processed, and your enrollment verified, you will be notified when your technology equipment is ready
  3. Schedule a technology pick up appointment at the primary campus indicated in your initial request
    (a scheduling link will be shared with you when your technology equipment is ready)

How do I get support on technology I have borrowed?

Technology support is available for students at each college:

How to return technology items:

Help us help other students! Technology equipment supplies are limited, please schedule a return appointment as soon as you no longer need the technology equipment for classes. Technology equipment may be returned at any campus location.



Technology User Agreement

User Agreement

On accepting equipment from the college or district, you agree to the technology loan agreement posted below.

SMCCCD Chromebook, Hotspot, Calculator, & Other Technology Equipment Loan Agreement

The loan of District technology is limited to currently enrolled students of the San Mateo Community College District which comprises Cañada College, Skyline College and College of San Mateo.

By accepting this equipment, the student agrees to keep the borrowed property and accessories safe, secured, and protected from potential sources of damage or theft. The user further assumes the financial risk of loss by theft, destruction, or damage to any technology and/or accessories.

The user further agrees to report any damage to the equipment immediately to your respective library personnel. Library contact during campus closures can be found on the library websites--there are options for chat, email, etc.:

The user further agrees to return all borrowed equipment promptly upon request.  You will be notified of any specific time and location of the return at a later date.

Do not leave your technology device unattended. You will be held responsible for the loss, theft, or damage.

Lost or Damaged Item Fees and Charges

All fees and charges will be attached to the student billing or library account.

  • Replacement Cost for lost, stolen or unreturned Chromebook:  up to $450.00
  • Replacement Cost for lost, stolen or unreturned calculator: up to $120.00
  • Replacement cost for lost, stolen, unreturned technology device charger, and carrying case if applicable: up to $75.00
  • Replacement cost for lost, stolen, unreturned wifi hotspot: up to $200.00

Charges will be assessed based on the actual repair or replacement cost.