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Reference assistance is generally available in the Coe Library from 8am until 9pm Mon, Tues & Wed, 8am--4:30pm Thurs and Fri. It is available in the McCarthy Library Mon--Thurs 8:00am--9pm, Fri 8am--4:30pm and Saturday 10am--6pm, as well as 10am-6pm the Sundays of Weekend College.

Appointments for assistance at other times can be made by calling a Reference Librarian (Claudia Reed, Joseph Mehrez, Susan Shapiro, Marjorie Acevedo or Mary Kranz) and arranging a mutually acceptable time. E-mail and Telephone assistance are also available.

Print materials for reserve are housed at the Circulation Desks in the two libraries. Reserve materials have a loan period of from 2 hours to one week.

Overdues are charged at a rate of $2/hour. The loan period is designated by the course instructor. Student borrowing periods for other materials are as follows:

Item Borrowing Period Fine Replacement Fee

(CC) (DC) Books

3 Weeks

25 cents/day

$35 +10

(CC) Newer Periodicals

2 Hours

$2 per Hour

$10.50 +10

(CC) Older Periodicals

3 Weeks

25 cents/day

$10.50 +10

(DC) Periodicals

3 Weeks

25 cents/day

$10.50 +10

In addition to traditional collections of approximately 140,000 volumes, 1000 current periodicals subscriptions and 4000 non-print media titles, the Mount St. Marys College Libraries provide access to a number of CD/ROM and Web-based resources. Please consult our Library Webpages for up-to-date listings of resources offered.

Inter-Library Loan/Document Delivery requests for materials not available in our libraries are handled by Ruzica Popovitch-Krekic, Susan Shapiro, Mary Kranz, Marjorie Acevedo and Claudia Reed. There is a $1 fee per item requested. Inter-Library Loan requests are mostly available within 2 weeks. Document Delivery articles are available within 1 week.

Print reserve requests on the Chalon Campus should be submitted to Alice Lee. Processing time is 48 hours.

Print reserve requests on the Doheny Campus should be submitted to Lodean Beatty. Processing time is 48 hours.

Libraries' computers are intended for Reference and Research use. Computers for word-processing, e-mail, and other uses are available in the Coe Library's Instructional Media and Technology Center and OIT administered Computer Labs.

Media materials are housed in the Instructional Media & Technology Center located on the 2nd floor of the Coe Library. This is a non-Library facility under the direction of OIT.