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Cataloging & Technical Services

Cataloging and technical services are located on the mezzanine.

A specialized cataloging service called OCLC is used to download records to our local Voyager online catalog. Please be patient when we have to enter a temporary record for an older book to be checked out. There are several steps involved in preparing books to be added to our various collections.


Circulation services are available on the first floor of Vining Library.

Textbooks and faculty materials are located on the first floor in Access Services. Most reserved material is Library use only, although a few items may be on overnight reserve. Special arrangements can be made for textbook use for an open book test.

Please see our Circulation page for more information about borrowing privileges, loan periods, overdue materials, fines, and lost books.

Electronic Classroom Reservations

Use of the Electronic Classroom on the third floor may be limited due to library instruction sessions. Please contact the Director by email

Fax Services

Fax services are located on the first floor of the Vining library. Charges for fax services are as follows:

To Send: $1.00 for first page, $.50 each for extra pages, a cover sheet is free

To Receive: $.50 for first page, $.25 each for extra pages

International fax service has an additional charge of $5.00 per message

Interlibrary Loan

To request items through the Interlibrary Loan’s new ILL management system, you must first create an account to identify yourself in the system. Please use the link below to register. Once you establish an account your personal information remains on file and future submission will not be necessary. Your email address will enable the Interlibrary Staff to notify you promptly about the fulfillment of your requests. Your personal ILLiad account also allows you to track your requests.

For more information, please see our interlibrary loan page or register using the Illiad Logon button.

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Reference Services

Personalized help on assignments and/or location and use for materials can be requested at the Circulation Desk on the first floor or the Periodicals Office on the third floor. Individual or group assistance is available in using electronic resources/databases, government information (print and online).

Reserve Room Reservations

Please call the front desk to reserve the Reserve Room for meetings or workshops. During the Fall and Spring Semesters the room may be used for classes.

Prema Puttaiah 442-3495 or Mitch Casto 442-3230 or or contact the Director by phone or email


Reserves are available on the first floor of the Vining Library.

Scantron Grading Machine

The Scantron grading machine is located on the main floor of the library in the circulation/reserve office. Additional forms are also available. Please contact Prema Puttaiah at 304-442-3495 or Mitch Casto at 304-442-3230 if you need forms or information.

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center (SSC) is located on the south side of third floor and provides first-year academic advising for new students, skill-building workshops, free tutoring and a vending cafe of snacks.