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The Vice President for Academic Affairs/Academic Dean is the chief academic officer of the college with responsibilities encompassing all degree programs, course offering and grading systems. The College offers degrees in programs leading to an Associate of Liberal Arts, Associate of Business, Associate of Science with concentration in Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematic, Associate of Religious Studies and Early Childhood/Elementary Education.

 
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Welcome to Clinton Junior College Library

 

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INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

Welcome to the Clinton Junior College Library.  The Library began in 1894 with a small collection donated by Mr. H. A. Kelsey of Washington, DC. This present library facility was completed and dedicated in August 2005.  The attractive facility, designed by Harvey Gantt & Associates has a seating capacity for 100.  Hope you find your study here a pleasant environment for growth and success.

Mission

Consistent with the mission of the College the Library, the primary purpose of the College Library is to assume the responsibility for making available adequate resources in different formats that support the college curriculum and providing quality services that meet the needs of the students, faculty and the college community.

Library Hours

Monday – Thursday        8:00am – 8:00pm
Friday                                 8:00am – 5:00pm

Using Resources

Library resources are primarily for use by students, faculty/staff and other college personnel.  Other from the community may request use of these resources.  Privileges extended to others are subject to the rules and regulations of the College Library.

Behavior

The College has provided a beautiful facility to assist you in meeting for educational needs.  Noise should be kept at a minimum so the others who are serious about their study are respected and not disturbed.  Those who ignore library warnings may be asked to leave.

For public courtesy and general welfare of the collection, smoking, is NOT permitted.  Since food and beverage are detrimental to books and attract unwanted insects, they are prohibited except for special functions such as seminars and lectures.  They are permitted only in designated areas of the library.

CIRCULATION

Circulating Books

Circulating books may be borrowed for one week with the option to renew three (3) times. You must present a current college ID.

Periodicals and Serials

Popular magazines, journals are available on a variety of subjects. Many other journals cam be assessed online.  The fine for mutilation of these materials is the cost of the magazine or journal.

Reference Collection

Reference materials are not available for circulation outside the library.  Faculty members requiring the use of these materials may do so with the approval of a library staff member.

Reserve Materials

Items may be place on reserve by faculty for student use.  Reserves are restricted for in house use only unless the faculty member specifies overnight use. Reserve materials do not leave the library unless indicated by the instructor.  This ensures that users have adequate access to course readings.  Please ask a staff member if you need assistance. 

Overdue Fines

Reserve materials will be assessed a fine of .50 per day for late returns

The fine for regular circulating books will be .10 per day per item.  Time includes weekends and holidays.  Three (3) fine notices will be sent to current address.

Failure to receive a notice does not exempt a student from fines incurred.

Returning library materials ON TIME saves money and staff time and ENSURES that materials are available for others.

TECHNOLOGY & ONLINE RESOURCES

Computer technology and external database searching are available.

Word Processing and Internet

There are ten (10) computers available for word processing and internet services.  Provision has been made for laptops at tables along the walls of the library.  This entails wireless hook-up.

Online Resource Databases

Clinton Junior College Library has several online resources available to enhance the research process for students.  Included are the following.

JSTOR (Journal Storage)
(www.jstor.org)

Britannica Online
(www.eb.com)

PASCAL (Partnership Among South Carolina Libraries) provides access to thousands of core academic journals in electronic form.

DISCUS: Provides all South Carolinians with access to an electronic library of essential information.

Online Catalog

The Library’s print collection is indexed in CONCOURSE the online catalog for the library.  This system has four modules: online public access catalog, circulation, cataloging and acquisitions.  Two (2) terminals are available for public use

INFORMATION FOR FACULTY/STAFF

Welcome, Clinton Junior College Faculty.  The library is pleased to offer services and resources to assist you with your teaching and research.  You are always invited to ask for additional services not included on this site.

Teaching and Classroom Support

Library collection and Borrowing Privileges

Course Reserves


Library contacts

TEACHING AND CLASS ROOM SUPPORT

Schedule Information Literacy Classes
 Library Instruction at the Clinton Junior College Library is based upon the information needs of the students, faculty and staff.  Instruction is provided on two (2) levels.

  1. Orientation and introduction to basic library resources, services, policies and procedures.
  2. Concentration on major references sources in print format as well as electronic databases and state provided databases.

Research Guide

Library Staff will create and maintain subject and course-related research guide to help your student locate and use appropriate sources for their informational needs.

Request a Research Guide for Your Course

If you require a customized research guide for your class, the library will assist you in creating one.

Media Collection

Find DVD and Videos for you classes.

 

LIBRARY COLLECTIONS AND BORROWING PRIVILEGES

Borrowing Privileges

Faculty, Staff and Administrators with a valid and current ID are extended full borrowing privileges at the Clinton Junior College Library.  This ID must be presented at the time for borrowing.

The loan period for the college community is as follows

Patron Type Borrowing Period  Fines
Faculty Until end of Semester None
Part-Time Faculty  One month (Renewal) None
Staff Until end of Semester None

Books are subject to recall as demanded by users.
CD ‘s, DVD’s  should be returned at the end of a two week period.

RESERVES


Faculty may place books and other materials on reserve for their classes.  Please ask a staff member for assistance if needed.

Library Contacts
Minora Hicks, Director of Library Service

 

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ABOUT THE LIBRARY
Hours and Calendar
Staff
Virtual tour of the library
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INFORMATION FOR
Students
Faculty
Alumni
Staff

SERVICES
Circulation and Reserve
Ask a Librarian

LIBRARY HOURS
Monday-Thursday      8:00am -8:00pm
Friday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

CLOSED DURING LYCEUM AND OTHER HOURS AS MANDATED BY THE COLLEGE 

LIBRARY CALENDAR 2008-2009
Fall 2008

August 18-19

August 19

August 25

August 26

August 26

September 1

September 24

October 15-21

October 22-26

November 26-30

December 8-11

December 12 – January 12

New Student Registration 

Faculty  Returns

Returning Students Registration

Classes Begin

Official Opening of the Library

Labor Day

Fall  Convocation

Mid-term Test

Fall Break

Thanksgiving Holiday

Final Exams

Semester Break

Spring 2009

January 7

January 8

January 12

January 13

January 19

March 9-13

March 16-19 

March 21-29

April 10

April 21-24

April 29-May 5

May 6

May 9

Administration Returns

Faculty  Returns

Registration

Classes Begin

Martin Luther King Holiday

Founders’ Day Activities

Mid-term

Spring Break

Good Friday-No Classes

Early Registration  for Fall Semester

Final Exams

Baccalaureate

Commencement

No Summer Session

LIBRARY STAFF
Director of Library Services             Ms. Minora Hicks
Reference Circulation Assistant      Ms. Patricia Hinton
Library Technical Assistant               Ms. Annie Brown

 

 

 

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