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Library Services Fall 2020: Library Information

Welcome

TTC's Thornley Campus Library is accessible to currently enrolled TTC students, faculty and staff. Berkeley and Palmer Campus libraries are closed until further notice.  Face coverings and social distancing are also required. Virtual services continue to be available by visiting https://tridenttech.libanswers.com/. See the table below for available library services. 

Library Services Fall 2020

Fall 2020 
CURRENT AVAILABILITY OF LIBRARY SERVICES

Service

Available

Description

Access  Limited
Access
The first floor of the Thornley Campus Library will be open to TTC students, faculty and staff this semester. Both Palmer and Berkeley Campus Libraries are closed until further notice. Due to social distancing needs, furniture and computer workstations have been rearranged. Masks are required on the Thornley Campus and therefore required to use the library.
Checkouts Yes.  The collection is open. Once selecting items from the online catalog, a staff member will retrieve the item from upstairs and bring it to the circulation desk for check out. Library patrons are encouraged to call the library (843-574-6096), prior to visiting the library so the items can be ready when they arrive.
Research Assistance Yes

A Librarian will be available to assist you at Thornley Campus. Library patrons are also encouraged to continue using virtual assistance. Use the Ask-A-Librarian Chat Now button on our webpage, text your question to (843) 242-0607, email the library at library@tridenttech.edu  or call the reference desk at (843) 574-6096.

Appointments Yes All appointments are currently virtual or by telephone. Use the Schedule an Appointment button on our webpage.
Book Returns Yes Items can be returned to all Campus Library Book Drops (Thornley, Palmer & Berkeley). Items can also be returned to the circulation desk on Thornley Campus during the library’s open hours. Note - Items will be quarantined for 3 days and remain on the borrowers record before they are checked in and available for check out again. There are no late fees / fines during the Fall for returned items, However, lost items must be paid for.
Study Rooms No To ensure safety, and due to their enclosed setting and location, study rooms are currently unavailable.
Textbooks No Inquiries regarding textbooks should be directed to the TTC Bookstore. 
Reserve Items No For safety purposes and the need to quarantine items used,  textbooks will not be placed on reserve for hourly use during Fall 2020.