Acquisitions: A complete listing of New Titles @Dunn is compiled and posted on the library web pages at the end of every month. Items are arranged in call number order within Dewey Decimal subject classes, and selectors are indicated.
Checking out materials: Please present your barcoded Simpson ID each time you check out materials. Circulating items may be checked out for one semester; all items must be returned for renewal. A reminder of all outstanding material will be sent in August, December, and April. Periodicals may be checked out for one week; latest issue has overnight checkout. As needed, most reference items may be checked out for brief periods; videos/DVDs/CDs for two weeks.
Display case: The wall case is available for displays of student works or special projects.
Reserves: Items to be read for specific classes may be put on reserve at Dunn Library (under your name and class) at the circulation desk. Items for use by a few students or independent study should not be put on reserve. Please fill out a faculty reserve form available at the circulation desk. Library materials (books, photocopies of articles, videos/DVDs, CDs) may be put on reserve along with your personal books for a semester. You may choose from the following reserve statuses for each item: two hour closed (library use only); two hour open (overnight use); three day (open). Copyright laws prohibit excessive use of photocopies for reserve readings. A maximum of three copies per article will be put on reserve for large classes; usually one copy will suffice. Please allow two working days after submitting your form with the materials before requesting students to use these items. The library cannot be held responsible for replacement costs if a personal copy is lost. Reserve items are listed in the online catalog.
Videos/DVDs: We have videotapes and DVDs for faculty use. They are listed in the online catalog and are shelved in the circulation office. Faculty may check out videos/DVDs for a two week period. Students may view them in the library. Faculty may also put videos/DVDs on reserve for viewing in the library.
Video borrowing requests should be sent to Interlibrary Loan one month before the requested viewing date to ensure availability. Items obtained from a few sources are free; rental costs for items from university or commercial vendors will be charged to the requesting department’s supply lines.