much are overdue fines?
for overdue books are 20¢ a day with a $5.00 maximum per book.
Fines for overdue books on Reserve are $1.00 per hour with a $5.00 maximum
I check out a journal from the Library?
newspapers, and reference books do not circulate, but you
can easily photocopy articles using the Library's photocopier. Copies
are only 5¢ each.
I get a Library card if I am not a student, staff of faculty member?
you can get a Library card if:
are a resident of Laurinburg, Gibson, Laurel Hill, Maxton, or Wagram.
are at least 18 years old.
are not a high school student.
- You will fill out a form and if approved, you will have a photo ID made at the Campus Security Office.
do I get to the Library if I am driving?
Library is on the Academic side of the campus (south of the lake). Take
401 South to the intersection with Blues Farm Road(Exxon station on
southwest corner). Turn
East (left, if coming from downtown Laurinburg or the 15/501/401 By-Pass).
the first exit from the traffic circle. Go
straight. Follow the signs to either the Liberal Arts Building or the
Vardell Building parking lot. The
Library building is the only three-story building on this side of the
is located between the Liberal Arts Building and the Vardell Building.The
front door faces the grove of trees.
do I park at the Library?
may park either in the Liberal Arts or Vardell buildings
parking lots. There is no parking at the Library. All parking is free.
you accept donations or gifts to the Library?
accept donations of materials as unrestricted gifts.
It will be at the discretion of the director when the books are donated
whether they will be added to the collection.
happens if I lose a book?
you lose a book, you will be charged a non-refundable processing
fee of $15.00 plus the cost of the book if it is available from our
book source. A flat rate of $50.00 will be charged if the book is no
longer in print (not available from our book source) plus the $15.00
nonrefundable processing fee.
Does the Library have study rooms?
The Reynolds Reading Room on 2nd floor is a great place for study or group work. Desks or 3rd floor provide quiet private study areas also.
How do I check out a laptop?
St. Andrews students, faculty and staff can check out a laptop at the Information Desk to be used in the Library only. You will be asked to complete a loan agreement the first time you check one out. Laptops check out for 4 hours at the time and can be renewed if needed. Power cords are also available. How Do I Check out DVDs? Our DVD titles are listed in the catalog. DVDs can be checked out at the front desk for one week.
do I check out books?
check out print books, you:
book(s) and your ID card to the Information Desk. The
staff at the Desk will then check them out to you. Books check out for 28 days and can be renewed.
can renew books by contacting the Information Desk by phone, email or in person. How
do I view ebooks?
I connect to the Library from off-campus?
do I know if DeTamble Library has a journal I need?
Finder is just what you need for that information. Click on
Journal Finder on the Library home page (www.sapc.edu/library). In the search box, just type in the title of the journal, newspaper,
or magazine you are looking for. If Journal Finder locates the title,
it will show its available formats. You may have listings
for the electronic text, or a link to our catalog if there are print
holdings, or options for interlibrary loan if we don't have it on hand.
does "LIB USE ONLY" mean?
USE ONLY stands for Library Use Only. Any item with that status
may only be used inside the Library.
have a call number. Where do I find the book?
print book in the Library has its own unique Library of Congress call
number. The books are shelved in call number order (with some
exceptions). Most books are located on the 3rd floor. Art, Music, and
Philosophy books are on the 2nd floor along with the Juvenile and Oversize books. A Popular Reading Collection is in the Library Lounge on the first floor. If you need any help finding call numbers,
do not hesitate to ask.
is NC LIVE?
LIVE is a gateway to electronic resources for all people in
the state of North Carolina. NC LIVE currently offers online access
to complete articles from thousands of newspapers, journals, and magazines,
along with searchable collections of encyclopedias, videos, historical materials,
maps, and much more. Access NC LIVE through the Library web page (www.sapc.edu/library)
can I use NC LIVE at home?
can use NC LIVE when you are not on campus, but you
will need a password to do so. Stop by the Information Desk or call us and we'll
get you the information you need. Passwords are also found on the campus Intranet under Hot Links.
do I find other books that our Library does not own?
using the Worldcat database, available through NC
LIVE (www.nclive.org), you can
search all the books (and other items) owned by Libraries around the
world. You may also want to use books listed in bibliographies or found
in catalogs of other libraries. Books that we do not own can be requested
through Interlibrary Loan and will usually arrive in 7 - 10 days.
do I get materials that are not available online or in the library?
Loan is just what you need. Just fill out a request form for
a book or article and leave that at the Information Desk of the Library.
The materials will be ordered quickly and you will be notified by campus
email when they arrive. Contact Mary McDonald, email@example.com
or 277-5023 if you have questions.
much does InterLibrary Loan cost?
will pay a flat rate of $1.00 for each book you receive and articles.Articles are free.
are Course Reserves?
are items which faculty members leave at the Library for use
of students in specific courses. Reserve items are shelved behind the
Information Desk. For the duration of the class, these items circulate
for limited In-Library or Overnight Use. All Reserve items are searchable
in the Catalog (http://catalog.sapc.edu) by the faculty member's last name or the Class Name. All Reserve
materials must be checked out with a valid ID card, even when used only
in the Library.
can I get items on reserve/place items on reserve?
can obtain Reserve items at the Information Desk.
Only St. Andrews faculty may put items on reserve, after completing
informational forms for each reserve item. Once we have the forms we
add the items to the Library's catalog.
do I cite my resources in a paper or presentation?
cite your resources by listing title, author and other information in a specific format. See the Writing and Citing Research Guide.
can I get help with a reference question?
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org for help to set up a time to meet. When
the Library is open, you can stop by anytime and ask for help with your
reference question at the Information Desk or call
277-5049. You can also use NCknows to chat with a Librarian and get immediate Help 24/7. The NCknows chat box is located on our home page (www.sapc.edu/library).
do I know which database to use to find articles?
to DeTamble Library Home Page