Library Information

Phone: 937-395-8053
Fax: 937-395-8861

 

Library FAQs

Hours

Monday-Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
(Closes at 7:00 p.m. during summer session; 4:30 p.m. during interims)

Friday   8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Saturday   Closed

Sunday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(closed during summer session and interims)

Holiday and Recess hours will be posted

Library Services

Library Mission Statement and Goals


Photocopiers: Available for making copies from both print & microfiche, at $.15/page [or $.10/page with copy card purchased at kc Bookstore]

Group Study Rooms: Four large and four small rooms are available to be checked out for group study or viewing of audiovisual materials.  Study rooms are checked out at the circulation desk and may be used by a group for a maximum of 2 hours.

Audiovisuals: Over 1500 items, including DVDs, videos, audiocassettes, CD-ROMs, & anatomical models

Audiovisual Equipment: TV/VCR/DVD units available for use in the library

Interlibrary Loan: Obtain materials not available in-house or through OhioLINK

Library Resources

Books & Periodicals: The library collection holds about 25,000 titles & 250+ current journal subscriptions. Back issues of journals are either bound or on microfiche

Full Text Sources: The library provides access to full-text articles from numerous journals. Printing from student workstations is charged to student accounts.

Off-Campus Access: Get to many databases & the library catalog from your home computer. See library staff for details.

Databases: 100+ databases are currently available online via the library web page, including: CINAHL, MEDLINE, Up to Date  & EBSCO Health Source

 

Library Staff

Director of the Library:
John Kissinger, MLS
Email: john.kissinger@kc.edu
External: 937-395-8053 ext.5
Internal: x55631

Circulation and Reserves:
Ellen Mosher
Email: ellen.mosher@kc.edu
External: 937-395-8053 ext.3
Internal: x55634

Reference/Instruction/ILL:
Kathy Salgado, MLS
Email: kathy.salgado@kc.edu
External: 937-395-8053 ext.6
Internal: x55648

Technical Services  and Audiovisuals:
Teresa Simmons, MLIS
Email: teresa.simmons@kc.edu
External: 937-395-8053 ext.4
Internal: x55632

Circulation Policies

LOAN POLICIES
KC Books: 4 weeks
OhioLINK Books: 3 weeks
Audiovisuals: 1 week
Leisure Magazines: 1 week
Leisure Books: 1 week
Leisure Audio Books: 2 weeks
Journals: LIBRARY USE ONLY
Reserve Items: LIBRARY USE ONLY

RENEWALS
Books may be renewed up to 4 times, if there are no holds on the item; most other items may be renewed once.

FINES
KC Books: $.10/day; $5.00 maximum per item

KC Audiovisuals: $.20/day; $5.00 maximum per item

Reserve Items: $1.00/day

OhioLINK items: $.50/day; $50.00 additional charge for items more than 30 days overdue

Lost college library items: Replacement cost plus $10.00 processing charge

OhioLINK Replacement Fees: $125.00 plus processing charge

PLEASE NOTE! Borrowing privileges are suspended when unpaid fines total $10.00

Direct Borrowing

KC students, faculty, or staff members, as well as KMC Network employees, must present a current, valid ID card to borrow materials. Students from SOCHE & OhioLINK schools with current, validated ID cards from their home institutions may also borrow materials.