Library materials of the College may be loaned to the following:
Identification required as follows:
In most cases, a maximum of ten (10) items may be charged to a patron's record at one time. Circulating items consist of books, CDs, videos / DVDs, and circulating audiotapes. Limits are based on type of patron (See Eligible Borrowers section).
Books in the circulating collection may be checked out for three weeks. Books may be renewed for another three weeks unless a HOLD has been placed on the particular book. (See Guidelines for Extended Loan Periods for Circulating Materials).
ITV Videos (Instructional Television Videos) located near the Media/Reserves desk may be borrowed for a two-day loan period with a limit of two (2) videos per patron. ITV Videos may not be renewed.
3-Day Videos / DVDs are located through the double doors leading to the extension, on the wall adjacent to the copier room and L208. The 3-Day Videos and DVDs may be borrowed for a three-day loan period. 3-Day Videos may be renewed once.
Semester Videos / DVDs are located on the shelves behind the Media/Reserves Desk. Semester Videos / DVDs are available for Telecourse students only. Semester Videos/DVDs are available the first day of the semester.
CDs may be checked out for a three-week loan period. CDs are housed in the Media / Reserves area. CDs are listed in the online Library Catalog. CDs may be renewed once.
All reference books, periodicals, print and non-print reserve items may not be circulated and must be used only in the Library.
1. REFERENCE BOOKS
Reference books may not be loaned out except under special circumstances approved by the Librarians. (See Guidelines for Special Charges - Reference /Periodicals).
Back issues of periodicals may be requested at the Reference desk. A call slip must be completed with a limit of three periodical requests at one time. A valid picture ID card, Driver's License, DCCCD ID must accompany the call slip. All periodicals whether back issues or current issues on the periodical shelves may be used only in the Library. (For special circumstances see Guidelines for Special Charges -Reference/Periodicals.)
3. PRINT RESERVE MATERIALS
A variety of materials including books, periodical articles, Instructor’s notes, and Xerox copies are placed on Reserve by faculty and staff for use in the Library. Reserve materials are housed in the Media/Reserves room and may be requested at the Media/Reserves desk. Patrons may request only one Reserve item at a time. A valid picture ID card, Driver's License or DCCCD ID is necessary to request Reserve materials. Print Reserve materials must be used only in the Library.
A variety of media materials including videos/DVDs, cassettes, kits, biology and anatomy models, geology rocks & minerals, etc. are placed on Reserve by faculty and staff for use in the Library. Non-print Reserve materials are housed in the Media/Reserves room and may be requested at the Media/Reserves desk. Patrons may request only one Non-print reserve item at a given time. A valid picture ID card, Driver's License or DCCCD ID is necessary to request Non-print reserve materials. Non-print reserve items must be used only in the Library. Non-print reserve items are composed of the following:
Materials may be returned to the library via the following methods:
All materials including books, CDs, CD-ROMs, diskettes, circulating audiotapes, videos/DVDs, and any Special Charge or Extended Loan items checked out from the Library are considered overdue if not returned to the library by the due date. The following system is in effect for overdue materials.