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About the Library

Policies

Food, Drink, & Cell Phone Use

Food and beverages are not allowed in the library. Please leave these items at the Circulation counter when you enter the Library. Cell phone use is not permitted. Please turn your ringer off and step out of the library to take or place a call.

Circulation

Materials circulate only to patrons with a SNAP library card. You may apply for a library card at the Circulation Desk with a picture ID or a copy of your current class schedule. Books may be checked out for a four-week period and may be renewed twice if no holds exist.

Reserves

Reserve materials are books, text books, pamphlets, and any other items individual instructors may have put on reserve for their students. Reserves are located behind the Circulation desk. Videotapes circulate only to SCC faculty. To check out a reserve item, students must present a SNAP library card and either:

» A current SCC ID or
» Proof of enrollment from the SCC Registrar and a picture ID

Abuse of textbook-reserve check out periods may result in (up to a) non-refundable $300 fine and suspension of borrowing privileges.
Back-to-back checkout periods are not permitted.

Fines

Fines for overdue books are 20 cents per item per day. Fines for overdue reserves vary by material type: from 25 cents to $5.00 per item per day.Abuse of textbook-reserve check out periods may result in (up to a) non-refundable $300 fine and suspension of borrowing privileges. Fines may be payed at the Circulation Desk, by cash or check only.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan service, a system of borrowing and lending resources between libraries, is available to faculty, staff, and students. In most cases, the service is free.

Vertical File

The vertical file is comprised of pamphlets, brochures, newspaper clippings, and other ephemeral print items. Up to five items may be checked out at one time; two renewals are allowed.



Use 24/7 e-ref if the chat librarian is out.