Research Tools


To access the library’s databases, please use your college authentication, which is a combination of the username and password that was provided to you by the Registration Office.



EBSCO Mobile App
EBSCO Mobile App – The EBSCO Mobile app provides library users with an easy way to access their library’s EBSCOhost and EBSCO Discovery Service resources. It is available for Apple and Android. Your device must be running:

  • Apple Devices: iOS 11+
  • Android Devices: Android 5+

Use your SSC Username and Password to login in after downloading the app.

Click here for more information & a Quick Start Guide





Other Research Tools

  • SSC’s Media Collection – This web page lists the library’s educational films as well as feature films on DVD and popular music on CD that are available for checkout.
  • – A mobile-friendly web portal launched by CareerOneStop, connects young adults to career, education, and job search resources. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, the site offers online tools and information for young adults age 16 to 24, and provides special resources for those experiencing barriers to success such as involvement in foster care, addiction, homelessness, teen parenting, or a lack of financial, family, or community resources.
  • Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles – The SSC Library wants to help you get your permit and/or driver’s license. Visit for free practice tests and more information.
  • Internet Yearbook Archive – The South Suburban College Library is proud to share the college’s yearbooks with the community. These materials reflect the history, community involvement the progress and the excellent education the college has provided to the residents and non-residents of the area.