Leverage the MVC Library's Catalog of Books and Media

Books, magazines, textbooks, DVDs and more are available for your use. Each item has different restrictions and check-out periods.

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Circulating textbooks can be checked out for a limited amount of time for use outside of the library.

  • Check-out Period: 7 days or Semester
  • Maximum of 1 circulation textbook can be checked out at a time
  • Holds are allowed

Hourly reserves are course materials that can be checked out for 2 hours for use in the library.

  • Check-out Period: 2 hours
  • These items cannot leave the library
  • Maximum of 1 hourly reserve checked out at a time
  • Holds are not allowed

Main stack books include most of the MVC Library'open book collection, such as novels, nonfiction books, and so on. These books can be checked out for multiple days at a time.

  • Check-out Period: 21 days
  • Renewals are allowed
  • Holds are allowed

Reference books are used to conduct research.

  • These items cannot leave the library
  • These items cannot be checked out

The MVC Library has magazines available to students. Magazines are divided into two categories: current and circulating magazines. Circulating magazines may be checked out, while current magazines can only be used in while in the library.

  • Circulating Magazines
    • Check-out Period: 7 days
    • Renewals are allowed
    • Holds are allowed
    • Maximum of 3 magazines per patron

Media such as DVDs can be checked out and used outside of the library.

  • Check-out Period: 7 Days
  • Renewals are allowed
  • Holds are allowed

Find Your Textbooks

The course number is usually 1 or 2 digits, such as 1, 7, and 10. If you're not sure, leave it blank.

Fees and Fines

If you return an item late, a fee is applied for each day that item is late. To avoid fees, turn in your materials on time or request renewals.

Item Fees/Fines
Circulating Textbooks $1 per day 
Hour reserves $1 per hour 
Main Stack Books $0.20 per day 
Reference Books  
Current Magazines  
Circulating Magazines $5 or $10 (depending on the title) for lost issues 
Circulating Media $0.20 per day 

 

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