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ARCHIVES
The archive collection includes records that document the history of the County College of Morris, its faculty, students, and staff. The collection is available for viewing by appointment only. Please call 973-328-5300 for more information.
BORROWING & RETURNING MATERIALS 
To borrow items, bring them to the library front desk with your current library card. You may borrow up to five books at a time per subject.
Borrowing Periods (except reserves)
 
Books: four weeks
DVDs and CDs: one week
VHS tapes: four weeks
Reference books and Magazines: In-house use only
Calculators: borrowing periods vary
 
Reserves
 
Items that are being held for a particular course are "on reserve." Ask for these at the front desk by giving the title of the item and your professor's name. You can check titles by searching online: Find Reserve Materials
 
Borrowing periods for reserve items vary. Some may be borrowed for one to seven days; some may only be used in-house.
 
Returns
 
Items may be returned to the library front desk or to the book drop outside the front door.
 
Please return items promptly so that others may use them. Items may not be renewed. Late fees are 10 cents per day for each item. There is a 7-day grace period on fines for items that have a 28-day lending period.
 
You are responsible for all items borrowed on your card and will be charged for lost or damaged items. Do not allow anyone else to use your card, and be sure to notify the library immediately if your card is stolen.
 
Borrowing From Other Libraries
 
Some Morris County public libraries will allow you to check out materials using your current CCM library card. Call your library ahead of time to find out their policies.
The CCM Library can borrow items for you from other libraries, to be picked up at the CCM Library front desk. Books must be returned to the CCM Library by the date posted on the book. Articles do not have to be returned. Place your request online: Order Books, Articles & Media. You will need a current CCM library card.
COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT GUIDELINES
The Learning Resource Center collects and maintains information resources to support "the individual's quest for lifelong learning and professional development" in accordance with the mission of the County College of Morris. View the entire Development Guideline.
COMPUTERS
Computers are available throughout the library. No sign-in is required. We ask that you limit time to 30 minutes if others are waiting. Internet access, Microsoft Office applications and research databases are available. For technical assistance, ask at the Library Technology Help Desk (staffed at certain times during the semester) or at the Library Reference Desk.
 
Computer Resources- Using From Off Campus
Most of the library's article and research databases are available to students, faculty and staff from off campus. Go to Electronic Databases to log in.
 
Copiers, Printers, Scanner
Copiers: 1st and 2nd floors. Black and white: 10 cents per page; color: 25 cents per page. Copiers accept coins and $1 or $5 bills.
Printing: 1st and 2nd floors. See instructions at computer stations. Black and white: 10 cents per page; color: 25 cents per page. Printers accept coins and $1 or $5 bills.
Scanner: 2nd floor. Documents can be printed, saved on a flash drive or sent as an attachment at no charge.
LIBRARY CARDS
CCM STUDENTS: Bring your CCM ID card to the library front desk to have it activated as a library card. Your card must have a current semester sticker. For information about getting your photo ID and sticker, contact Campus Life.
 
CCM DISTANCE LEARNING STUDENTS: If you cannot come to campus to have your card activated, email Ask A Librarian. Include your name, address, telephone number, CCM email address and CCM ID number. A barcode will be mailed to you for your ID card.
 
CCM FACULTY & STAFF: Employees must present their CCM picture ID for registration in the library system.
 
CCM ALUMNI: Bring your CCM alumni card to the library front desk to have it activated as a library card. Your card must have a current sticker. For information on obtaining and updating CCM Alumni cards, contact the Alumni Office. Registration is valid for six months. If you are a Morris County resident, see below.
 
COMMUNITY & PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM STUDENTS: Fill out a form in the CPP office, HH210, and bring this form with you to the library whenever you come to borrow materials. Registration is valid for six months. If you are a Morris County resident, see below.
 
NON-CCM MORRIS COUNTY RESIDENTS: If you are not affiliated with CCM, you may use your current library card from a Morris County public library to borrow materials from the CCM library. Bring your card to the CCM Library front desk to have it activated for borrowing.
 

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