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- The library is open to all students, faculty and staff of Wake Tech holding a valid ID.
- Wake County residents may use the library with a valid ID showing a Wake county address. Residents may obtain a community borrowers card in order to check out materials.
- All patrons must present a valid ID to enter the library.
- Computers are available, but community users may be restricted from this service prior to 2pm. Students take priority. Computers may not be available for use during a scheduled library instruction session. Please check at the Information Desk.
- Facebook is not allowed on college computers.
- Books checkout for 3 weeks.
- Audiobooks and DVDs check out for 1 week.
- Most items may be renewed one time.
- Small Snacks such as vending machine snacks are permissible in the library. Covered drinks are permitted. (See Food & Drink Policy)
- Talking on cell phones, Skype, or FaceTime is prohibited.
- In accordance with campus policy, no children are allowed in the library.
Things to Know about Scott Northern Wake Campus Library
Wake Tech's Scott Northern Wake Campus (6600 Louisburg Road - Raleigh NC 27616) has a three floor library located in Building F (NF 241).
- Computers - available on a first-come, first-served basis - Log in using your key account username and password (same as Blackboard and WebAdvisor). Computers are intended for research purposes; students using Facebook or other social media may be asked to relinquish the computer if there are students waiting to do research. Please log off when finished.
- Online Resources - We have loads of resources available online through our library guides, NC LIVE, and Wake Tech databases. You can also access the library catalog and request materials from other libraries if we don't have what you need. If you are off campus, you will need to access our databases through the WTCC Library website (http://library.waketech.edu) and enter your key account username and password (same as Blackboard and WebAdvisor).
You may like to listen to music while you study, but your classmates may prefer total quiet. To accommodate different people's needs, the library is zoned into Quiet zones (1st and 2nd floors), where you can listen to music with headphones, and Silent zones (3rd floor) where no sound is allowed. Please choose the appropriate zone for your studying and respect those around you.
The following services are offered through the library:
Books, DVDs and More (opens in new window)
Items are available for check out and in-library use.
Group & Individual Study Rooms (opens in new window)
Fourteen study rooms are available on the Northern Wake Campus for both groups and individuals. All the group study rooms (5-6 people) have a conference table, chairs, and a computer. Group study rooms on the first floor also have a white board wall. Individual study rooms (located on the 3rd floor) have a table and chair. Study rooms can be reserved up to 1 week (at least 12 hours) in advance, after that time study rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. These rooms are checked out to students at the 2nd floor Circulation Desk for a maximum of two hours per day.
Laptops (opens in new window)
The library checks out laptops to be used in the library during busy periods and also to take home for the weekend. You must be a current curriculum student with no fines or holds on your record. You must present your student ID and Driver's License at the Circulation Desk in order to check out a laptop.
Reserves (opens in new window)
Textbooks and other Items are provided to the library by instructors and are placed on reserve for in-library student use. If you need to use the copy on reserve, just check it out at the 2nd Floor Circulation Desk and know that you can use it in the library for up to two hours at a time.
Click link above to get more information regarding Library Reserves. The Books, Textbooks and More Tab (above) will also provide more information on how to search for reserve items.
Food & Drink Policy
FOOD and DRINKS
- Food and drinks should not be consumed at the computer stations.
- Small snacks such as vending machine snacks are permissible.
- Open plates of food, as well as messy, aromatic foods such as pizza, salad, and takeout are not permitted in the carpeted areas, but are allowed in the second floor tiled vending area and outside on the patio.
- No food deliveries to the library for individual patrons or small groups of students are permitted.
- Drink containers must be spill-proof with a securely fastened lid.
The following drink containers are acceptable:
- Spill-proof mugs (such as travel mugs, screw-top containers, or sports bottles) with the top attached at all times
- Leak-proof manufacturer containers with lids that close securely, either twist on or pop-top sports type.
The following drink containers are NOT acceptable:
- Open mugs with no lids
- Paper coffee cups or soft-sided containers with lids
- Containers with non-secure straws
- Juice boxes
- Take care with food and drinks around books and other library materials, computers, equipment, carpets, and furniture.
- Patrons must clean up after themselves.
- Patrons are responsible for taking drink and food containers with them when they leave the library
- Dispose of containers in trash receptacles in the building.
- Food and drinks in unattended or in unapproved containers may be confiscated and discarded.
- Report spills or concerns to a Library staff member.