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Library Handbook

The Library Handbook is available as a PDF download.

Renewing books

Students may renew books for an additional 30 days. In deference to student needs, community patrons have no book renewal privileges.

Library cards

There are several categories of registered library users: students, faculty, staff and community patrons. The only acceptable method for users to check out materials are library cards. Community patrons are charged $30 per year for cards.

Loan Periods

30 day loan period for all patrons, renewable for an additional 30 days for students only.

Fees and Fines

Students: 10 cents/day/book and 25 cents/day/book for reserve books.
Community patrons: 25 cents/day/book.


Wireless internet access is available only to students and faculty.

Copying and Printing

Outside patrons can make copies for a nominal fee.

Disability Access

The WSC library is committed to providing accessibility to library materials, programs, and services to all users. All staff will make every effort to accommodate reasonable requests from users with disabilities. If your disability is invisible, please identify yourself as having a disability when you seek assistance. If your needs are not met by the policies and procedures described in this handout, please notify the library. We will examine and, if necessary, extend our policies and procedures to appropriately accommodate your needs.

Off campus access

WSC students, faculty, and alumni can access the library's article databases off-campus.