of Library Materials by Students and Community Patrons
Students, faculty, staff, as well as the general public,
are encouraged to use the library. Library materials borrowed
from TCC may be returned to any campus library.
have a valid TCC
identification card in order to check out library materials
for home use or to access materials in restricted library
A processing fee of $10.00 is charged for replacement of
photo i.d. cards.
Community patrons must show a photo i.d.
and proof of a current local address to obtain TCC library
cards at the Circulation Desk. A processing fee of
$5.00 is charged for replacement of library cards.
Registered TCC students, faculty,
and staff may also obtain a Virginia
Tidewater Consortium Card which may be used to check
out materials from other area academic libraries. Proof
of registration is required. In all circulation
transactions, a picture i.d. is required.
The normal loan period for library print materials is four
weeks. The normal loan period for audiovisual materials is
one week. Materials that have been placed on course reserve,
however, may have a shorter loan period.
may renew one time borrowed materials that have not been
placed on hold by another patron. Items may be renewed once
by telephone, or through "My Account" in the
library catalog. Patrons
may place a hold on materials that are currently checked
out and will be notified when the material is available.
Students, faculty and staff can follow
these instructions to access their library account.
in the Course Reserve
Catalog. Materials are shelved in the "Course
of the library when faculty place personal copies, textbooks,
and/or photocopies on Course Reserve for
2-hour in-library use, 24-hour use, 3-day use, or 1-week
use. A request form is required
for each item placed on reserve. Please abide by our Course
Reserves policy and
allow 48 hours (excluding
weekends) for processing. Copyright
compliance is the responsibility of the faculty member.
Return any library
materials to any campus. Please return audio-visual (media)
materials inside the library to prevent damage in the outside
Patrons are personally responsible for the safety, proper
use, and timely return of the library materials that they
have checked out. If materials are not
returned by the due date, all library privileges shall be
suspended until all overdue materials
are returned or all amounts owed to the college for replacement
of the materials are paid in full. (overdue
The process whereby
one TCC library lends materials to another TCC library. A TCC library card is required to request an
intercampus loan. Request forms are available in each
campus LRC or online. Materials
are usually received by the requesting library within 3 days
and can be picked up at the Circulation Desk.
The process whereby
one library, academic or public, lends materials to another
library. Interlibrary loan is available for TCC faculty,
staff, and currently enrolled students.
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