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How Do I?

How do I use the library space safely?

  • Please review our Library User Guidelines, wear a mask, and follow all social distancing guidelines while using the library space.

How do I access databases and eresources remotely?

  • To log-in to eresources from off-campus, enter your MyTriton Portal username and password.

  • Your username is your first name + last name (or whatever has been assigned to you) without @triton.eduFor example, Jane Smith would be janesmith. Further instructions are available on the MyTriton Portal page

How do I print?

  • Current students need their Triton ID to print and will log in to the printing system using their MyTriton Portal username and password. New student ID cards may be obtained at the Triton College Welcome Center located in the B Building.

  • Other library patrons can print and copy using a guest card, available for purchase at the Cashier's Office located in the B Building.

How do I borrow a laptop or other loanable technology?

  • The Library offers laptops and mobile hotspots for semester-long loan. Students can check out other loanable technology, such as digital cameras, external DVD drives, headsets, voice recorders, and web cameras for a 7-day loan. The Library also offers laptop and mobile phone chargers for in-house use. Please bring a valid Triton ID to the Information Desk to check out loanable technology.

How do I reserve a study room?

  • Study rooms are available for use by individual students to work.  Rooms can be reserved up to one week in advance by calling the Information Desk at 708-456-0300 ext. 3215.

How do I check out a book?

  • Books from the main collection may be checked out at the Information Desk by Triton employees, students, and community members. Triton faculty and students need to show their ID cards to check out a book. Community members may check out up to three books using a valid, in-district public library card.

How do I obtain my free digital subscription to the New York Times?

  • To register, navigate to accessnyt.com, search for and select "Triton College," and create an account using your @triton.edu email address.

How do I create a PrepSTEP account?

  • Register using a username and password of your choice. You do not need to use your @triton.edu email address. 

How do I register for Mango Languages?

  • You may use Mango as a guest. If you wish to create an account, navigate to the Mango site and create a username and password. You do not need to use your @triton.edu email address. 

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Triton College Library
A Building, Room 200
2000 5th Avenue 
River Grove, IL 60171
Email: refdesk@triton.edu
Phone: 708-456-0300, ext. 3215

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