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1 Welcome to the Brookhaven College Learning Resources Center!

2 The Library is located in Building L. We are at the north end of campus behind the Commons Courtyard fountain.

3 The first floor contains our Circulation Collection. This includes books and media that can be checked out. Copiers and study areas available here.The first floor contains our Circulation Collection. This includes books and media that can be checked out. Copiers and study areas available here. The second floor has the Reference Collection. Materials are for use only in the library. The library computer lab also is here.The second floor has the Reference Collection. Materials are for use only in the library. The library computer lab also is here. The library is split onto two floors.

4 Let’s see what’s in Circulation!

5 The Circulation Desk Our Circulation staff can help you with these items. Our Circulation staff can help you with these items. Checking out Books and MediaChecking out Books and Media Picking up Reserve Items held by InstructorsPicking up Reserve Items held by Instructors Picking up Back Issues of Magazines and JournalsPicking up Back Issues of Magazines and Journals

6 To Check Out Books Present one of the following. – Current Student ID Card – Valid Texas Driver License – Fee Receipt for Current Semester – Texas ID – TexShare Card Check out a total of 10 items at any one given time. Books check out for three weeks, with one renewal, an additional three weeks, if there are no “holds” or current overdue items.

7 Textbook Reserve and Telecourse Collections Circulation also has textbook reserves, copies of course textbooks, made available for library use only, that instructors have on reserve for students. Telecourse Videos, the video equivalent of textbooks for online and distance learning courses, also are available for checkout as well.

8 Set up a Printing/copy account at a Printing/copy kiosk, located on Circulation and Reference Levels Set up a Printing/copy account at a Printing/copy kiosk, located on Circulation and Reference Levels All you need is your Student ID# and at least a one dollar bill to set up your account. All you need is your Student ID# and at least a one dollar bill to set up your account. Prints/copies are 10 cents per page, deducted from your account funds. The initial $1= 10 pages. Prints/copies are 10 cents per page, deducted from your account funds. The initial $1= 10 pages. Funds may be added at any time in one and five dollar increments. Funds may be added at any time in one and five dollar increments. Copy/Printing Services

9 Student Reading Lounge Our open seating area has large comfortable couches and is ideal for casual reading or browsing many of our popular collections.

10 The library subscribes to many different newspapers such as the Dallas Morning News, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times. Magazines include GQ, People, Time, Texas Monthly, Hot Rod, Sports Illustrated, Newsweek, InStyle, Ebony and more. Periodical Collections

11 Other Popular and Special Collections are Available

12 Our Plotkin Holocaust Collection, DVD video collection and McNaughton bestsellers are very popular

13 Ideal study spaces are located throughout the library.

14 Individual study carrels, enclosed study rooms and group tables are available.

15 The library is WiFi (Wireless Internet) Accessible* /students/wireless.aspx * For more information follow this link:

16 What’s upstairs in Reference?

17 Reference houses our Non-circulating Collection and our Library Computer Lab

18 The Reference Collection contains an excellent array of research resources and materials for in-library use only. Included are current issues collections, medical reference, music and art encyclopedias, historical atlases, literature criticism, grant and scholarship resources, and more!

19 On the upper level, our friendly Reference Desk staff members are available to assist students during all hours of operation! You also can call or a librarian at bhref- for help. bhref- Library Reference Desk

20 The Library Quickstarts research guides provide recommended sources of books, journal articles and websites. MLA/APA Citation and Noodlebib Handouts also are available. Research Handouts Available

21 Located on the Reference Level, our Library Computer Lab provides access to our Library Catalog for books and online databases for journal articles, as well as the Internet. Our computers also have a host of office suite software to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Library Computer Lab

22 Writer’s Corner Group study space on the third floor The Corner features one-on-one writing assistance for students as well as tables for group study.

23 Our Hours of Operation Fall and Spring semesters Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Exceptions: Sept. 4–6: Closed for Labor Day weekend Nov. 24: Library open 8 am – 8 pm Nov. 25–29: Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Dec. 9: Library open 8am – 7 pm Special Hours and Holiday Exceptions are posted frequently Questions? Contact Library Reference Desk at

24 Come Visit Us! Give us a call! Circulation: Reference: Find us on the Web at Drop us a line by !

25 Thank You for Visiting! We Look Forward to Serving You!


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