Circulation policies

  • A Skippers OneCard must be presented when you wish to use or check out any Library materials. Students who do not carry their Skippers OneCard card may be denied use of materials.

 

  • All books in the circulating collection may be checked out for three weeks. If the item has not been requested by another patron, up to two renewal periods will be allowed (online, by phone or in person) on or before the due date.

 

  • Print periodicals, audiovisual items, reference books, and most print reserve items are for library use only.

 

  • The maximum number of books that can be checked out by one person is 10, with a limit of five per subject.

 

  • You are responsible for all materials checked out with your card and any fines due.

 

  • Any patron with overdue materials may not check out additional items or use the off campus eResources until the overdue materials have been returned and fines paid. Please report lost materials promptly.

 

  • Any patron with fines in the amount of $10 or greater will have off campus eResource access suspended until the fine has been settled.

 

  • Any fines or charges incurred and not paid within two weeks of their due date are added to your student receivable account. Students owing money may not register for classes or obtain transcripts until all fines or charges are paid. A hold will be placed on your college records until all library obligations have been met.

Fines and charges

 

Item

Fine / day

Max. fine

Lost or damaged*

  Circulating books

 $    .25

 $        10

 $          40

  Audio/visual items

 $       1

 $           5

 $          20

  Unauthorized removal of periodical Item

 $       1

 $           5

 $          10

  Unauthorized removal of reserve item

 $       5

 $        10

 $          30

  Reserve video item

 $       2

 $        10

 $          15

*Fines for lost or damaged items may vary and are subject to approval by the Library director. 

Public patrons

Guest users may utilize the College Library resources, either physical or virtual, within the Library space.  Guest users do not have borrowing privileges for materials or resources in the College Library.  Guest user may not remove Library materials or resources from the Library space. 

Guest users must meet the following requirements to be permitted in the SC4 library and use of the facilities:

  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Must not be accompanied by minors 
  • Must be able to provide acceptable, valid, and up to date picture identification, currently limited to Michigan state drivers license or Michigan state identification card
  • Must be willing to leave picture identification with library staff to be securely stored for duration of their time using SC4 library
  • Must be willing to read and sign the St. Clair County Community College Library Acceptable Use Policy & Guest User Agreement upon each visit 

Guest users are granted the following privileges:

  • Guest users may ask for assistance or avail themselves of library staff assistance.
  • Guest users may utilize the college library resources, either physical or virtual within the library space. 
  • Guest users may utilize the college library space for their personal study or research.

While the College & its Library will attempt to extend every possible courtesy, guest users may be inconvenienced on occasion by the College Library’s primary mission to serve the College community.  This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Guest users may not monopolize or otherwise occupy an undue amount of time or attention from Library staff.
  • Guest users may not disrupt, disturb, or otherwise detract from the Library as a place of research & study for the College.
  • Guest users may not have full or equal access to all of the same Library materials, services, or resources as members of the College community if it serves the College’s purposes to restrict access.
  • Guest users may not have full or equal access to all of the same computer materials, services, or resources as members of the College community if it serves the College’s purposes to restrict access.
  • Guest users may be asked to surrender their computer workstation to a student or other member of the SC4 community if no other workstation is available to accommodate them.
  • Guest users may be asked to move from their space in the Library at any time to accommodate a need for space for College-specific meetings or activities.
  • Guest users may not utilize any of the library study rooms unless they are otherwise unused and permission is asked for & received, and they must surrender them immediately upon a request for such a room by a member of the College community.
  • Guest users do not have borrowing privileges for materials of resources in the college library. Guest users may not remove library materials or resources from the library space.
  • Guest users may not use the college library as a public meeting place.
  • Guest users may not solicit other individuals in the library for commercial, business, or other purposes; nor may they utilize library services or facilities for same purposes. Guest users may not disrupt, harass, or otherwise interfere with other users in the college library. 
  • Guest users may utilize the college network & Internet connectivity from library workstations only. All activity in utilizing this privilege is expected to be in compliance with all applicable laws & statutes, including U.S. Copyright laws. In addition, all activity is expected to be in compliance with the Acceptable use policy set by the St. Clair County Community College Board of Trustees and the St. Clair County Community College Library Acceptable Use Policy Guest & User Agreement.
  • Guest users may make use of computer systems within the library with the express understanding that, while the college makes every attempt to maximize the security of its systems, the college disclaims any liability for guest users or their personal equipment used within its facilities. 

Additional terms and conditions are outlined in the St. Clair County Community College Library Acceptable Use Policy & Guest User Agreement.

 

Contact SC4 Library

SC4 Library
Contact:
St. Clair County Community College Library
323 Erie St., P.O. Box 5015
Port Huron, MI 48061-5015
Library main (810) 989-5640
Library fax (810) 989-5773
SMS (810) 515-7343