During renovation, library services are in BLC 100-101.

The mission of the Hardwick-Johnston Memorial Library is to support the curriculum of Hiwassee College by providing the information resources and services necessary for quality teaching, learning, research, and scholarship. A vital component of library programming is to provide effective bibliographic instruction in locating, evaluating, and using traditional and web-based materials to students throughout their program of study. Hardwick-Johnston Memorial Library is committed to upholding the principles of academic freedom and fostering cultural diversity, creative expression, intellectual growth, and respect for different points of view.



Spring 2019

(January 14 - May 9)

  • Monday*:  8:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday*: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Saturday: closed
  • Sunday: 5:00 - 10:00 pm

*Closes for Lyceum at 11:00 am; reopens as soon as Lyceum is over.


Phone or text: (423) 420-1223
Need online, real-time assistance? Review paper/video call/chat with library staff using Google Docs or Google Hangouts (available on your Hiwassee e-mail)


Google Scholar
Noodle (create and manage APA/MLA citations)
Purdue University Online Writing Lab
OCLC WorldCat (find books at other libraries)
Course Reserve Request Form (for faculty)



Search for books, DVD’s, and other library materials.

Search for articles from magazines, newspapers and peer-reviewed academic journals.

Online Renewal Request Form


If you need to renew an item but cannot come to the library, please submit an online renewal request.

Library Online Tutorial
Instructional videos are available to help students complete the library online tutorial.

Research Paper Workshops

The library offers personalized 30-minute workshops (Mon-Thu / 9am-4pm) on various stages of the research paper process.  Click here to let us know which workshop topic you're interested in and a day-time you can drop by the library.

HC Online Archives
The library's online archives provides searchable collections of papers, letters, catalogs, yearbooks.


  • For assistance with research/writing, contact Mrs. Robin Turner (Librarian, M.S. Library Science; Catholic University of America.
  • For assistance with math/science, contact Mr. Bill Holdman (Evening Supervisor, B.S. Mechanical Engineering; Michigan State University)