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Library Services and Policies

Library Services

Library Services

Library Services Explained

Interlibrary Loan

The interlibrary loan (ILL) service obtains materials not owned by the SPC Libraries for students, faculty and staff. Books, media items and other materials are borrowed from another library and are made available to the requester for limited periods of time. This service can also provide photocopies of articles. Library patrons may use the online Interlibrary Loan forms.

Information Services

The Information Desk is staffed at all times to provide assistance in using Library resources and services. Library instruction for classes is available upon request; contact the Library by calling the Information Desk at (806) 716-2330 Levelland or (806) 716-4682 Reese Center or emailing Levelland or Reese Center librarians.

Other Services at Levelland

Computing resources:  Ten computers connected to the Internet are available on the first floor for access to the Library's online resources.  An additional 40 computers are available for student use when they are not being used by a class.  Wifi is available to all students and guests. Online resources include electronic databases with access to the full text of thousands of periodical titles, over 60,000 electronic book titles through ebooks on Ebsco, and other online reference resources. Three stand-alone computers provide additional access to the online library catalog.

Equipment for the visually impaired:  Text magnifying equipment is available in the Microform area of the first floor.

Audiovisual services:  The Library's collection includes audio and video materials that have been cataloged and can therefore be identified in the online catalog. Videos and DVDs are shelved near the Information Desk. Other materials can be obtained at the Circulation Desk. VCRs and TVs along with audiotape players are available for student use.

Video tape duplicating:  The Library offers free tape duplicating of non-copyrighted, educational materials at the Circulation Desk. Library users must provide blank DVDs for this service.

Photocopying:  Copy machines are available for both paper and microform articles. The machines are coin-operated. Price of a photocopy is 5 cents. Change is available at the Circulation Desk.

Laminating: Laminating is available at the Circulation Desk at the cost of 35 cents per foot.


Other Services at Reese Center

Computing resources:  The Library provides fifteen computers for online research, email, word processing and other software applications. Reese library computers have and DVD drives. Students have access to a scanner and may print color laser copies. Color copies cost $0.25 each. Transparencies may be created in the library. The cost is $1.00 per sheet if the library supplies the transparencies. 

Photocopying:  A photocopier is available for student use. The machine is coin-operated. Price of a photocopy is $0.10 per sheet. The machine accepts coins and bills ($1, $5, $10, $20). The bookstore is available to make change for students when necessary.

Audiovisual services: TV monitors, VCR and DVD players along with audiocassette players are available for student use in the library. Audiocassette recorders may be checked out for one week.