Other Services

Services for Faculty Spouses and Dependents

Spouses and dependents of faculty members may use the resources of the Library and may check out materials with an I.D. card obtained through the Personnel Office. The circulation loan period for books is 28 days. The loan period is seven days for videos and 14 days for compact discs.

All materials should be returned and/or renewed at the end of each semester. The library online catalog system will prohibit the loan of materials to delinquent borrowers. Faculty/staff spouses and dependents are not assessed fines but will be billed the replacement cost of materials 365 days past due.

Electronic databases purchased by Lynchburg College that do not require a password are available for use by faculty/staff spouses and dependents and the general public. On databases that are password protected, employee spouses and dependents may be accommodated by use of the employee I.D. number. In addition, faculty/staff spouses and dependents may access the World Wide Web for research purposes. LC students engaged in course work have priority use of all library public area personal computers and databases.

Services for Retired Faculty

A College I.D. card may be obtained by applying through the Personnel and Security Offices. This I.D. card will serve as a library card. The loan period for books is 28 days with renewal privileges. Other materials follow the regular loan period. Interlibrary Loan privileges are available with faculty bearing the cost of any charges. The fax machine may be used for research purposes only, with the retired faculty member paying for the cost of transmission. Photocopy machines are available at $.05 per copy if charged to a department and $.10 per copy for personal use, payable in cash or check at the time.

Visitor Services

The Library is open to visitors on a space available basis. Electronic databases purchased by Lynchburg College that do not require a password are available for use by faculty/staff spouses and dependents, and the general public.

General Services

Photocopy Machine

A self-service coin-operated photocopying machine is available in the Library. Work done for recognized organization and school accounts is $.05 per copy and must be signed for at the Circulation Desk. Personal copies are $.10 per copy. Library machines may be used for runs up to 50 copies. Please use the Print Shop for longer runs at less cost.

Microforms Reader/Printers

A self-service microfilm and microfiche reader/printer are available in the Current Periodicals area. Photocopies made at these machines cost $.10 per copy for personal copies and $.05 for school accounts. A copy by-pass key is available for sign-out at the Circulation Desk.

Printing from Computers

Faculty and staff members and their family members will need to contact ITR by calling: 434.544.8350 or by sending an e-mail to help@lynchburg.edu to set up a printing account.

Visitors may print from one of the two "Guest Computers". The charge is $0.15 per page. Please note that there is no word processing software on either of those computers.

Fax Machine

The use of this machine by faculty and staff is restricted to official College business. For program billing purposes, a form must be completed before sending.

Miscellaneous

The Library provides a laminating service for paper documents at a nominal cost based on the size of the item.

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