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North Lake College Library: Services for Students

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Study Rooms

Group Study Rooms: L216, L220, L221 & L222

  • Sign-in is done at the Reference desk with Student ID card.
  • Study rooms accommodate groups of three to eight people.
  • Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis to current NLC students and staff engaged in the use of college resources or services. No reservations are taken.
  • Four rooms are available with whiteboards, markers, erasers, and outlets for laptops. 
  • Rooms L216 and L220 have a large monitor that connects to laptops using an HDMI cable, so that groups can see the same screen.
  • Study room use is limited to two hours, depending on demand.
  • No food, drink or cell phone use.
  • No private tutoring.
  • Noise and activities should be appropriate to the library environment.

 

Note rooms L233, L236, and L237 are not for student use. 

Computers

Computers

  • There are 50 computers available throughout the library. Two of these are for online catalog and database search only.
  • All computers have access to the Internet and to the printing system PaperCut.
  • All computers have MS Office 2013.
  • There is no time limit for computer use.
  • Online databases and eBooks are also accessible remotely using student/employee ID number. The database InfoTrac requires a password; call the library to obtain it.
  • There is one computer equipped with assistive technology for students with disabilities.
  • Wi-fi is available for any user.

Printing & Copying

Printer and Photocopiers

  • A PaperCut printing account is needed to print and make copies. Students and staff will log onto their print accounts with their eConnect username and passwords. For Troubleshooting, visit the My Library Account page here: http://libguides.northlakecollege.edu/mylibraryaccount.
  • Black-and-white printing and copying is $0.10 per page and $0.15 for double-sided.
  • Color printing is $0.50 per page and $0.70 for double-sided.
  • Funds can be added to an account at any time using only paper money at the pay station, which is located in room L214, the Copy Center.
  • There are no refunds or change for funds added, so it is recommended to start with $1.00.
  • There are two copy machines and a scanner in L214.

North Lake College Library --- Reference Desk: (972) 273-3401 --- Circulation Desk: (972) 273-3400 --- My Library Account

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