The Library at JC provides a welcoming environment where students can carry out research and work on their studies.
The Library caters mostly, but not only, for students following Advanced and Intermediate Matriculation subjects. This services plays a crucial role within the College and its remit is to support research and learning in all disciplines by promoting information literacy and reading and culture through the organisation of various activities. These include information literacy sessions, monthly book displays, art exhibitions, and subject talks. The Library also issues a newsletter, BOOKMark, which aims to help students with research tips, news about the library and also articles of general interest.
The library book collection is divided into five sections: the General Collection, Reference, Short Loans, Fiction and Biographies, and Melitensia sections. Moreover, the library also subscribes to a wide spectrum of electronic journal packages offering thousands of full-text articles.
Students must present their JC Student card or ID card when checking out books. A maximum of six books can be borrowed for a period of three weeks at any one time.
All material available to College students in the library can be retrieved by using HyDi
which is a one-stop search gateway to all Library resources and can be accessed via the UM Library
webpage, branch library section
The Library also has workstations offering internet facilities as well as free Wi-Fi access to all registered students. The library also offers a photocopy service against a per-sheet charge and subject to copyright regulations.
From 1 October to 15 June, the Library is open between 07:00 and 16:00. You can also find information about the library and its opening hours
for the summer months.
During the month of May, prior to the end-of-year examinations, the library closing time is extended to 19:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.