TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE MARSHALL ONLINE LIBRARY ORIENTATION
WELCOME TO TSTC MARSHALL ONLINE LIBRARY ORIENTATION • Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Marshall campus is located at 2650 E. End Blvd. South, Marshall Texas 75672. • The Library is located in Room 524 in the South Building. • Campus library holdings include a wide variety of books to support Texas State Technical College programs.
Library Hours • Monday-Thursday 8am-6pm • Friday 8am-5pm • Closed on Weekends and Holidays • Summer Hours: • Monday-Friday • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Online Circulation Policy • Library membership is free to TSTC Marshall students, staff, faculty and authorized library users. Online users must have a Texas State Technical College Marshall identification number in order to register for library privileges. • A library barcode for your ID and a PIN are issued only at the TSTC Marshall library circulation desk . The barcode and ID will allow you access to your library account on campus and remotely.
Circulation Continued • General Circulating Collection items can be borrowed for 30 days. Renewal options are available. • Reserve Materials, videos and audios circulate with restrictions. • Library fines for late returns will be charged to your account. Fines are 10 cents per day for each overdue book and 1 dollar per day for each audio/visual or reserve item overdue. Fines will continue to accumulate during holidays and weekends. For your convenience, a book drop is located outside both library entrances to return books after hours.
Library Services • Computer workstations are available for all students to use. • On campus computers allow full access to the library online database resources. • The library catalog, Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and a variety of other programs are available at computer workstations.
Library Services Continued • All library computers are connected to a printer for student use. The printer is located by the Learning Success Center desk. • Photocopying can also be accomplished in the library at the circulation desk. • Printing and photocopying charges are 10 cents per page. A copy card providing 20 copies should be purchased in the TSTC Marshall bookstore for 2 dollars.
Library Services Continued • Faxing services are available to students, at the circulation desk, for school related documents. • Scanning services are also available for students at the circulation desk. Students must provide their own removable storage devise.
Learning Success Center • A Learning Success Center is located in the library and offers academic assistance to all TSTC Marshall students free of charge. • The Learning Success Center provides the following services: • Free, walk-in tutoring • Individualized study skills advising • Academic skills workshops • Student support programs • Computer access
Interlibrary Loan • If you are in need of materials not housed in the collection, they can be requested through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). • ILL is a service provided to all Texas State Technical College Marshall students, faculty and staff. • To request a book or other resource, please submit a request online from the Library Home Page or contact: Mrs. Frazier, Coordinator of Library Resources Email: email@example.com Phone: 903-923-3383
The Library Home Page • The library home page, www.tstc.edu/marshall_library, provides access to a variety of learning resources. • Scrolling down, you will see all the Library Resources that are available.
Library Catalog • Click on the Library Catalog icon. • Access the TSTC Marshall library collection electronically. • With your library barcode number and PIN, this link allows you the opportunity to view your library account information. It also provides a way to renew books and place holds on important library resources. • A variety of free reference materials are also available through the Library Catalog icon by clicking on the “Knowledge Portal.”
Online Databases • TexShare databases are an important source for all your online research needs at Texas State Technical College Marshall. • TexShare database resources are available to all TSTC Marshall students. Using the databases from a remote site will require a password provided by the TSTC Marshall Library staff.
REMOTE ACCESS • TexShare: http://www.libraryoftexas.org/texshare/ Login: RCC5199 Password: TX75761
TexShare Databases • Click on the TexShare icon. • This collection of databases includes selected EBSCO Host databases, Gale Literature Resource Center, Consumer Health, Gale Health Reference Center, Searchasaurus, and Info Trac Newstand. • At your leisure look over each source.
Library Staff The TSTC Marshall library staff are always ready to assist you! Please let us know how we can help. If you have any questions or comments about our library services, we encourage you to let us know. • Dorothy Meadows, Librarian 903-923-3386, firstname.lastname@example.org • Elaine Frazier, Coordinator of Library Resources 903-923-3382, email@example.com • Natalie Strahan, Director of Learning Resources 903-923-3384, firstname.lastname@example.org