About My Library Services - Bloomington

About My Library - Services


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Circulation Services
• Borrowing Privileges -- Books and magazines check out for 2 weeks and may be renewed in person, by telephone, or through IvyCat on the web.  Videos check out for 1 week and are not renewable.
• Reserves -- Many items, including several current textbooks, are available for use in the Library.
• Interlibrary Loan (ILL) -- If we do not have the book or article you're looking for, we will do our best to borrow the item for you from another Library.  PLEASE NOTE:  We do not ILL textbooks.  Further, ILL is a privilege that can be suspended.  Check our ILL-FAQ page for details.

Facilities
• Private Study Carrels
• Quiet Study Area -- The Library is the only designated quiet area on campus. 
• Group Study Rooms
• Food & Drink Permitted -- Quiet food is allowed. Drinks must have spill-proof lids. Please dispose of trash in an appropriate container. Report spills immediately to Library staff.

Equipment
• DVD Viewing on Computers
• Headphones
• Flash Drives
• Cell Phone Chargers
• Calculators
• Copy Machine (5 cents per page)
• Stapler
• Paper Cutter
• Three-Hole Punch

Technology
• Computer Workstations with Internet Access
• Microsoft Office Software
• Laser Jet Printing -- Students are permitted a $5 quota per semester.  This can be used for black & white prints at 5 cents per page or color prints at 30 cents per page.  Additional print allotments may be purchased from the Business Office.  For Power Point presentations, please print multi-slides per page.  Ask for assistance at the desk if needed.
• Wireless Internet Access -- Users will need to browse their available wireless networks and select appropriately either "IvyStudent," "IvyStaff," or "IvyGuest."  An Ivy Tech username and password is required to access the IvyStaff and IvyStudent networks.
Wireless printing is also available.

Help/Services
• Reference -- If you need help finding information for your research project, stop by the main desk in the Library for assistance.
• Ask-a-Librarian -- If you are off-campus, use the convenient Ask-a-Librarian service to contact a Librarian.
• eFax Service -- If you need to fax a document, see a staff member for assistance.  You must have a current Ivy Tech ID, there is a limit of 5 pages per fax, and there is currently no faxing to international numbers.  Other restrictions may apply.
• Check the FAQ page for information about our policies and services.

Patrons with Disabilities
• Kurzweil Textbook Reader -- Contact Disability Services for more information:
      • Email Amy Mobley at amobley21@ivytech.edu
      • Phone: 812-330-6046
      • Toll Free: 1-866-447-0700
• Wheelchair Accessible Facilities 
• Closed Captioned Videos
• Assistance in retrieving books, magazines, and videos from the shelves 
• Media and print materials about people with disabilities