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Borrowing: Students

Borrowing Basics for Students

LIBRARY CARD: The barcode on your current student ID card is your library barcode. If you don't have a student ID card, please contact the Circulation Desk at 978-630-9125.
LOAN PERIOD: 28 days for most MWCC items
OVERDUE FINES: 5¢ per day. Fines accrue up to $2.00. Fines in excess of $10.00 will result in a hold on a student record.

Reserve Materials for Your Courses

  • Instructors place materials (books articles, videos, etc.) on reserve for their students.
  • These materials are kept behind the Circulation Desk, and may be checked out to MWCC students with a library card.
  • The loan period for items on reserve is determined by the faculty member.
  • Reserve materials are arranged according to course number and instructor’s last name.

Borrowing Policies

Overdue & Lost Library Materials

  • Overdue MWCC materials accrue fines at 5¢ per day, with a maximum fine of $2.00 per item.
  • Materials from the Reserve collection accrue fines of 25¢ per day, with a maximum of $2.00 per item.
  • MWCC library materials that are overdue for 28 days will be billed for a replacement cost. A block will be placed on your student record. For more information see the Borrowing Policies.
  • Payment for lost items will incur an additional $10.00 processing fee.

Cross Borrowing for Worcester ARC members

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The Worcester Academic and Research Collaborative shares their resources through a cross borrowing program. Member libraries include academic, public, and special research libraries. Policies and procedures listed below encourage appropriate use of the libraries collections by faculty, staff, and students.

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