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Policy Information

BORROWING POLICIES (Student ID/Library Card required): LOAN PERIODS
  • Current WCC students, faculty, staff , and administrators
  • Residents or employees of Westchester County
  • Current SUNY students
  • WCC Alumni
  • Permanent faculty and staff from a WALDO institution
Community Users: Residents and employees of Westchester County, as well as certain other groups, may check out materials. Librarians will provide reference services to community users as time and staffing permit; interlibrary loan and remote access to subscription databases are available only to students, faculty, and employees of Westchester Community College.
Books
  • Students: 21 days, no max. (limit: five on one topic)
  • Faculty: 90 days, no max;
  • All others: 21 days, 20 max. (limit: five on one topic)
DVDs
  • Faculty: may borrow all materials for class presentations
  • Students: up to 3 for seven days. No renewals.
  • All Others: On-site use.
Periodicals
  • All users: On-site use for up to three (3) issues at a time.
Course Reserves (Textbooks)
  • Students: On-site use only for two (2) hours. Search Course Reserves for materials.
RULES OF CONDUCT WIFI
No food or drink Refrain from eating or drinking.
no-talking Observe quiet areas as posted; set earphones low so as not to disturb others.
No cell phones in library Cell phone conversations must be conducted outside the building.
Free campus WiFi may be accessed from your mobile device inside and outside the library building. Campus Computer Use Policy applies to all usage.
COMPUTER USE PRINTING
The Library follows the campus Computer Use Policy. Users working on assignments have priority in their use. Users may be asked to give up their seat if they are not working on school or research assignments when there is demand by other users for course or research work. Networked and wireless printers are located on the first and second floors of the library. Sign-in with network or MyWCC ID is required of users from the campus community.
GROUP STUDY ROOMS PHOTOCOPIERS
Library study rooms are primarily reserved for use by two or more students for activities related to current coursework. Rooms are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Copies are 10 cents per page. The machines take nickels, dimes, quarters, and dollar bills.
OVERDUE AND LOST MATERIALS OVERDUE FINES
Overdue fines are levied, and bills are sent for the cost of lost materials. Students may not register, receive a transcript, their diploma, or financial aid check, if they have billed books or other library materials outstanding.
Reserve Textbook* Cost of the item
Book* $3.00
Media* $10.00
Periodical* $24.00
There is an additional $10 processing fee for all lost and Reserve items.
ILLIAD / INTER-LIBRARY LOAN COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT
CLICK HERE for the library's Interlibrary Loan Borrowing Policies. CLICK HERE for the library's collection development plan.
HANGING ARTWORK  
CLICK HERE for guidelines and a request form for library gallery exhibitions.  

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