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Library Services

Use the tabs below to learn more about the different services available at the library.

Services for Students

The WNC library offers various services and instructional resources designed to support the needs of our students. To learn more about the various services that are available to students, please see the left-hand tabs or click on the links below: 

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.

Ask A Librarian

Email:  refdesk@wnc.edu 

Call:
Carson City and Douglas Campus: (775) 445-3229
Fallon Campus: (775) 423-5330 

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).