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WNC Library: Services

Ask A Librarian

Email:  refdesk@wnc.edu 

Call:
Carson City and Douglas Campus: (775) 445-3229
Fallon Campus: (775) 445-3392

When requesting assistance, please include

  1. Explain to us a bit of the topic you need research for (attaching your class syllabus is helpful)
  2. Class the assignment is for and the instructor
  3. What types of information are you looking for?  Books, periodicals, eBooks or videos?

The librarians will generally respond to your email question within a few hours but not more than 24 hours (except weekends and  holidays). 

For Students

Research Guides & Help 
Instructions for how to use the research guides and a list of all of the guides available.

Academic Coaching
Connect with our academic coaches who will be happy to guide you as you work through class assignments or research a paper on a wide range of subjects.

Borrowing Materials
Information about checking out library materials, including how to get a library account, borrowing periods, and instructions for renewing materials.

Computers, Printers, & Copiers 
Information about the equipment available for use at the library.

Course Reserves
Information about requesting physical course reserve materials.

Tutorials 
Video tutorials focused on using the library services, including eBooks, conducting database searches, and more.

Material Loans
Find out more information about requesting a title or article from another library.

Study Spaces 
Instructions and links to reserve rooms and spaces in the library.

For Faculty & Staff

Course Reserves 
Information about requesting physical course reserve materials.

Embedding Materials in Canvas 
Instructions for embedding library materials, EBSCO articles, and more into Canvas.

Material Loans 
Find out more information about requesting a title or article from another library.

Borrowing Materials 
Information about checking out library materials, including how to get a library account, borrowing periods, and instructions for renewing materials.

Media Services 

Schedule Instruction 
Information about scheduling class research orientations, library assignments, and booking DINI 201 for instruction.

For the Community

Members of the public are welcome to use the WNC campus libraries. Services for community users include:

  • Checking out books (5 book limit)
  • Photocopier ($.05 per page)
  • Computer use and printing ($.05 b/w, $.20 color per page)

In order to check out books members of the public must register as a community borrower. Registration requires a valid picture ID and a current library card from any Nevada public library. WNC does not issue WNC library cards to non-students or non-staff members.