LRC Services

Who Can Use the Library?

  • Students

  • Faculty

  • Staff

  • Community Borrowers

Library Card Information

To check out materials from the LRC or to use reserve materials in the LRC, you must have a valid PCC student picture ID, which is activated as your library card. Non-students may obtain a library card from the Circulation Desk or online by presenting a valid North Carolina ID or by supplying the information online. The replacement cost for a lost or damaged card is $1.00. Click HERE to fill-out the Library Card form online.

Lending Policies and Fines

  • Check Out Periods

  • Books: 30 days

  • Periodicals: 1week (back issues only)

  • Reserve Materials: Varies

  • Late Fees

  • Books: $.25 per day

  • Periodicals: $.25 per day

  • Reserve Materials: $1.00 per day (may vary)

  • Non-circulating resources

  • Audiovisual materials

  • Newspapers

  • Reference books

Other Library Services

The Circulation/Reference Desk is located on the lower level of H Building. Books and other materials are checked out from this desk. Librarians are available to assist you with information and reference questions.

Ask-a-Librarian

  • This e-mail service provides:

  • Answers to brief, factual questions

  • Suggested research strategies and resources

  • Help with library databases and other resources

  • Information on library policies and services

Computer Workstations

  • The library's public access computer workstations are configured for research. Word processing and other applications may be accessed during library hours. Student users must have a student picture ID and community users must have a library card to use the computers. Users must enter the last nine digits of the library card barcode on the back of their student picture ID or library card to log onto the workstations. Library policy prohibits access to email or chat rooms.

    • We are pleased to provide information technology resources at Piedmont Community College. We hope that you find these resources helpful as you pursue you studies, and we are happy to provide computer, site-licensed software, and Internet access to make your studies both rewarding and enjoyable. Users of the Learning Resources Centers are expected to read and follow the Learning Resources Centers' computer guidelines carefully.

Fax Service

  • A fax machine is available for public use. See LRC staff for assistance. The charge is $1.00 per page. Incoming faxes may be picked up at the Circulation/Reference Desk.

Interlibrary Loan

  • Students, faculty, and staff may borrow materials from other libraries (North Carolina Community College Libraries) in the area, state, or region that are unavailable in either PCC campus library. Although borrowing books is usually free, users must pay for photocopies. To request a book or article through interlibrary loan, complete an Interlibrary Loan Request Form online for a book or an article.

Library Instruction

  • Each student is required to attend an LRC orientation. Individual and group instruction in using library resources is available upon request. You may schedule an instruction session with the Reference Librarian, the Dean of the LRC, or the Coordinator, Library Services, Caswell County Campus.

Library Surveys

  • Surveys allow the LRCs to measure how well we are providing services to the College, and the LRCs are able to take the information gathered from the surveys and make changes to provide better services.

Media Services

  • Supports the overall educational mission and goals of the College through effective use of current and future audio, video or multimedia educational technology and promotes the College to the general community by providing a wide range of media services to institutions and community organizations whenever possible.

Printing and Copying

  • Printouts are $.10 per page. The photocopier in the Business Center accepts coins, or you may purchase a copy card. The Business Center is located on the lower level of H building.

Read ‘n' See: LRC Book Club

  • Promoting literacy and communication in a collaborative environment.

Reserves

  • Instructors place books, articles, audiovisuals, or other items on reserve for students in their classes. Items designated for library use only must be used inside the LRC. Other items circulate for varying periods. Reserves are checked out at the Circulation Desk.