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Borrowing from Other Libraries

TO REQUEST AN ITEM FROM ANOTHER LIBRARY

  1. From the library web site, access the LIBRARY CATALOG by choosing FIND BOOKS & MORE.
  2. Choose "All C/W MARS Libraries" and conduct your search to locate the item.
  3. Open the record by clicking on the title.
  4. Check that the item status is "Available."
  5. Click "Place Hold" at the top right.
  6. Enter your library card number (279451 followed by your student ID number, including the zeros) and PIN or password (your last name in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS).

When the book arrives in approximately 5-7 business days, you will receive an email at your MWCC email account. You will then have one week to pick up the item at the Circulation Desk.

Study Rooms

You can book a large study room (seats 6-8) or a small study room (seats 1-2) for two hours up to a week in advance. Email us at library@mwcc.mass.edu or telephone us at 978-630-9125.

Computers


The library has more than 50 computers located in two labs on the lower level and along the sides of the middle level.

  • Computers are networked to printers at several locations on campus. Printing costs 10 cents per side.
  • Scanning to email is free on the library printers. 
  • All computers have flash drive ports and DVD/CD drives. 
  • Headphones are available for loan at the circulation desk on the main level. 

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan is a free service offered to MWCC students, staff, and faculty. We will generally be able to help you meet your information needs from local sources, but when this is not possible, we can place requests from more distant libraries.

Human Anatomy Study Models

Human anatomy study models may be used in the library:Skeleton

  • Our own SKELETON crew
  • Get to the HEART of the matter
  • The SKULL beneath the skin
  • If I only had a BRAIN
  • Lend me your EARS

heart Skull brain  ear

The Circulation Desk

 

You can expect friendly and helpful assistance at the Circulation Desk. You can reach us by telephone at 978-630-9125.

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE CIRCULATION DESK?

  • You can CHECK OUT library books, of course.
  • You can PICK UP items you have requested from another library.
  • You can borrow any material your instructor has placed on RESERVE for your class.
  • You can borrow GRAPHING CALCULATORS to use while you're here.
  • You can borrow HEADPHONES to listen on any computer while you're here.
  • You can borrow HUMAN ANATOMY STUDY MODELS, including a SKELETON, to use in the library.
  • You can VALIDATE YOUR STUDENT ID at the beginning of each semester.
  • You can get a FREE LIBRARY CARD if you don't have a student ID card.
  • You can book a STUDY ROOM for two hours at a time up to one week in advance.
  • You can RENEW your library items.
  • You can pay OVERDUE FINES.

Your MWCC Library Account

To check what items you have out, the status of items you have requested, and to create and save lists of books:

  1. From the library web site, access the LIBRARY CATALOG by choosing FIND BOOKS & MORE.
  2. Choose LOG INTO MY ACCOUNT from the top left of the screen.
  3. Enter your library card number (279451 followed by your student ID number, including the zeros) and PIN or password (your last name in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS).
  4. Choose the QUESTIONS? link for FAQs related to your library account.

 

PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS

Mount Wachusett Community College Home Page

Circulation Desk 978-630-9125 Email the Circulation Desk
Research Help Desk 978-630-9338 Email the Research Help Desk
Academic Support Center 978-630-9333 Email the Academic Support Center
LIVE CHAT ASSISTANCE is available during regular LIBRARY HOURS.