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INTRODUCTION TO WATSON LIBRARY: Watson Library FAQ

Learn what resources and services Watson Library offers to help fulfill your reading, information, and learning needs.

CIRCULATION "CIRC" DESK

Watson Library's Circulation Desk (937.481.2345)

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE CIRCULATION DESK? 

1. PICK UP COLOR PRINTS FROM ANY WATSON LAB COMPUTER.

2. BORROW AND RETURN WATSON ITEMS (Books, videos, CDs, faculty reserves).

  •    3 week loans, six renewals or until recalled.  Contact the Circulation Desk - 937-481-2346.  
  •   RENEW HERE before due date.  RENEW or RETURN - Circulation Desk or Outside Box
  •    Lost Watson Books Only:  Cost of the replacement item plus shipping/handling.

3. BORROW AND RETURN ITEMS FROM OTHER OPAL OR OHIOLINK LIBRARIES . RENEW HERE before due date.

  •    3 week loans, renewals must be made before the date due.  Contact the Circulation Desk - 937-481-2346.
  •     RENEW or RETURN - Circulation Desk, Outside Box
  •    Lost Books - $125 per item,  Contact the Circulation Desk - 937-481-2346.

4. PICK UP OR BORROW/RETURN INTER-LIBRARY LOAN REQUESTS FROM LIBRARIES ANYWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES.

5.  BUY EARBUDS FOR THE COMPUTERS, LOST/FOUND

6.  ASK TO MEET WITH A LIBRARIAN

WATSON OPEN HOURS

Always open, Watson's Online/Virtual Library. 

Use the OPAL Proxy on or off campus, the login/password are as follows:

  •    Login:  Your last name
  •    Password:  Three (3) zeroes and your  WC identification number, ie. 000###### (9 digits)

 

    WATSON LIBRARY'S OPEN HOURS SCHEDULE  

Academic Year (Regular Hours During Semester Sessions):
Monday-Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Near the ends of terms, special extended hours may apply. 

 
Summer and Break Schedule:
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Evenings, Weekends, and Holidays
 

WATSON LIBRARY SERVICES

REFERENCE AND CONSULTATIONS at the ASK US! DESK - Elizabeth, Head, Reference Services, x297 or x441

CIRCULATION DESK  -  937.481.2345 

STUDENT STUDY LOUNGE - study groups, view videos, take a cell phone call

WHITEBOARD SPACES - Ask Us for dry erase markers; book spaces ahead of time or just show up

COMFORTABLE STUDY SPACES - comfy chairs, study tables with different heights, cubicles, sofas

  •    OK - IPods, Water Bottles, Quiet Group Study, Smiling when you learn something new!
  •    TAKE OUTSIDE - Cell Phone calls, Disruptive Debates

QUAKER READING ROOM (2nd Level) - Open to All.

COLLEGE ARCHIVES - by appointment, 937.481.2394 - Lee Bowman

QUAKER RARE COLLECTIONS AND RESEARCH - by appointment,  937.481.2441 -  Elizabeth House

EDUCATIONAL DISPLAYS

All items for posting must be approved by the VP for Student Affairs/Dean of Students; Bulletin Boards only.


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