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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I read articles or e-books from home?

For articles, Log in with your Portal username and password. For ebooks, check our library catalog.

Do you have the article I need?

Our full-text finder shows you where the article is available. Put in the journal name from the citation.

Where can I find books or articles my teacher put on reserve?

Ask at the front desk. You can check the catalog to see what's available.

When is the Library open?

Online material is available 24/7. The building hours and events are posted on our calendar

Can I borrow a book or article from another library?

Request a book or article with our online form. We will let you know when it arrives.

How do I borrow or renew an item, or pay a fee?

You can view and renew items checked out to you online. To pay a fee or fine, go to the front desk.

How do I get to a librarian?

Email us or post on our Facebook page.

How do I reserve a study room?

Fill out our request form. Or just find an empty room on the second or third floors and use it.

Where are things in the library?

See our floor plans to find where our collections are located.

Could you help me cite my sources?

We have tools to generate citations. You can also come in for help at the Write Spot.

What do you have about Adventists and Adventism?

Check out our list of online content on Adventism.

How do I learn more about finding and choosing sources?

Use our tutorials or ask a librarian for help.

Where can I print something?

Use one of our networked printers, Corner B&W or Microgarden - the second one prints in color. Or ask for help at the front desk!

How many times can I renew a book?

You can renew a book once; after that you need to bring it back to the front desk to check it in and then check it out again.

Where are the bathrooms?

First floor bathrooms are in the main lobby where you entered. Second and third floor bathrooms are near the elevators.

Can I check out lots of books?

Yes! Students can check out 25 books at once; community card holders, 10.

How much does it cost to make a copy?

We charge 10 cents/page for our copier; more for color or oversize pages. Pay at the front desk before printing.

How can I scan something?

Use our scanner in the Microgarden to email something to yourself or save it to your flash drive. There is no charge!

Where can I fax a document?

Come to the front desk and we will fax it for you. We charge 25 cents/page.

Is there a tablet or laptop I can use?

We have laptops and iPads available for in-library use. Ask at the front desk.