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Contact Information

General Information: (217) 875-7211 ext. 303
 
E-mail: askalibrarian@richland.edu 

Interlibrary Loan Forms

 
Book Request (non I-Share materials)

Hours

Fall & Spring Semesters
Monday thru Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED
 
Semester Breaks
Monday thru Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED
 
Summer Semester
Monday thru Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED
 
The library is CLOSED all college holidays.

Library Services

Printing/FAX Punch Cards available in $.50, $1.00, $2.00 and $5.00 denominations and required for printing
Photocopies: 10 cents/page 
FAX:  25 cents/page
Study Spaces: Enrolled students may reserve a room for individual or group study up to two weeks in advance of need.  Call ext. 303.  Finals week first-come/first-served.   
Laptops: Available for in-library use.  Must be a registered student taking classes.
Available Equipment: headphones, VCR, DVD player/laptop
Speeches/Presentations: Practice your presentations and speeches with a laptop and overhead projector.  Reserve a study room or call ext. 303
Research Assistance: Walk-in or by appointment.  Start your research assignments early!  Call ext. 303 or email askalibrarian@richland.edu
Interlibrary Loan:   Interlibrary loans (ILLs) are transactions in which library materials are made available from one library to another. An ILL may consist of the loan of a book, periodical article, or other item. Please allow 2 to 14 days to receive materials.  ILLs are a free service to enrolled students, faculty and staff.   If we don't own it, we can get it. 
Delivery:   RCC receives delivery of books and other materials 5 days a week.  Don't hesitate to request books or items from other libraries.    
Exhibit & Displays: Please contact John Wylder for procedures and reservations.  jwylder@richland.edu
Please visit the library website for a complete list of services.  

Staff

Louise W. Greene, M.S., M.L.S., Director
Gavena Dahlman, M.L.S., Access Services
John Wylder, M.A.T, M.L.S., Information Services
David Ahola, M.A., Resource Sharing/ILL 
William Neumann, Library Technician