Loan periods vary by item type and are listed below. For more information on borrowing library equipment, please visit the equipment guide.
|Type of Material||Item Limit||Loan Period||Renewals|
|Media (DVD, Video Game)||5||21 days||2|
|Calculators||1||21 days||1 if other calculators are available|
|Laptops||1||21 days||1 if other laptops are available|
|Wi-Fi Hotspots||1||21 days||1 if other hotspots are available|
|Electronic Accessories (Mouse, Webcam)||2||21 days||2 if other item types are available|
You, the Borrower, are responsible for all items checked out on your NWACC Library account. If you check out items for other people, you will be charged the fines, and replacement costs, if the items are not returned. You will be held accountable for materials that are not returned and will be billed on your college account.
Workforce students in four programs are eligible to check-out up to 10 books, DVDs, and video games from the library. Laptops, Wi-Fi hotspots and other library equipment may not be borrowed. Workforce students do no qualify for ArkLink cards, nor may they access library databases from off campus; however, they may use all library resources in person.
Eligible programs include: Certified Retail Analyst (CRA), HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical
Qualifying Workforce students should contact the library to get set up.
Adult Education Center students must have an NWACC ID card or other form of photo ID and a signed Adult Education Library Card Application form on file to borrow books and media. Up to 10 DVDs, and video games may be borrowed for 2 weeks. Laptops, Wi-Fi hotspots and other library equipment may not be borrowed. Adult Education students do no qualify or for ArkLink cards, nor may they access library databases from off campus; however, they may use all library resource in person.
What is a course reserve?
Course reserves are textbooks or other class materials that are primarily located at the library front desk in Burns Hall. Walker Information Commons in Washington County also has some limited course reserves available at the desk. These materials can be used for two hours and cannot leave the library. You may scan the pages as long as you follow copyright law. Ask at the desk if you need help.
How do I find a course reserve?
Interlibrary Loan is a service that expands the reach of the library by enabling users to borrow materials from over 6,700 libraries throughout the United States and Canada. The library is connected electronically to the collections of these libraries and our library is able to the send the requests of our users to the locations owning material that are most likely to respond expeditiously and without charges.
What happens if I damage or don't return a library book or course reserve?
What happens if I damage or don't return library equipment (laptops, wi-fi hotspots, calculators, webcams, etc)?