Members of the STCC community have full borrowing privileges in this library provided they have registered and their records are in good standing.
STCC Day students must have a college issued ID in order to register.
STCC DCE students who do not have a college ID may register with a current class schedule and picture ID.
STCC Faculty and Staff may register with a college issued ID or a valid government issued ID.
STCC borrowing privileges are extended to current Students, Faculty and Staff of the Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield consortia provided they have registered with their institutions library and have library records in good standing. College library cards or ID’s are required at check out and some audiovisual items may be limited.
STCC students, faculty and staff have reciprocal borrowing privileges at these institutions in accordance with their circulation policies.
Massachusetts residents with CWMARS library cards may borrow most STCC Library material using their valid public library issued cards. Audiovisual items may be limited at checkout.
All other patrons who wish to borrow material from the STCC library should call or visit the Circulation Desk to verify whether accommodations can be made.
The length of time an item will circulate is dependent on the format and type of library card used to borrow. STCC students may borrow print material for a period of 28 days and audiovisual material from 2 – 28 days depending on format.
Most items may be renewed one time either through the library catalog or by the Circulation staff in the library.
Reserve material is kept at the Circulation Desk. Most items are library use only and require a college ID or library card to access. Copy machines are available for student use.
Study room keys are available to groups of two or more on a first come, first served basis at the Circulation Desk. College ID’s or STCC library cards are required to borrow keys. The library staff reserves the right to limit loan periods during times of exceptional demand.