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Library Guides

First-Year Students

Services

Welcome First-Year Students!

The library is here to help and can assist you with:

  • Using the Catalog       

    • Find books in a variety of subjects: Aviation, Biblical, Biology, Business, Engineering, History, Literature…the list goes on and on.

    • Got a little down time and want some leisure reading? Look no further! The library has Christian Fiction, General Fiction, and even award winning juvenile fiction for the young at heart.

  • Searching the Databases

    • Need scholarly resources? The library has 100+ databases available to you!

  • Reference Questions

    • Ask us anything, really!

  • Accessing the Reserve Books

    • You will probably use these books at some point, ask about them at the circulation desk.

  • Textbooks on Reserve 

    • There is a service provided for students where core textbooks are available for in library use only. 

  • Requesting InterLibrary Loans

    • We don’t have it? We’ll try our best to help you get it.

  • Staying caffeinated with our FREE coffee bar

    • Coffee, Coffee, Coffee….

 

Loan Periods

Books

DVDs/CDs

(2 max)

Reserve

Reference

Max Items

Renewals

3 weeks

1 week

As indicated by reserving professor

Library Use

10

1

 

Overdue or Lost Items

Remember to return your books on time. If library fines are owed, a hold will be placed on your account. You will not be able to register for the next semester until the fines are paid. Grades and transcripts will also be held (including diploma, if applicable).

 

Material

Fine  

Circulating items

10 cents/ day

InterLibrary Loan

50 cents/ day

Reserve Materials

50 cents/ day

Lost Item

Cost of item plus

$10 processing fee