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SCF Libraries Policies

Policies regarding library services and resources for SCF Libraries in all three campuses.

Technology Equipment for Loan

Laptops & Tablets 

1. In-House Laptop Use 

The SCF Libraries provide a limited number of PC & Mac laptops for in-house use.   

  • Loaned for 4 hours 

  • Limited to use in the Library spaces.  

 

2. Laptops for long-term loan 

The SCF Libraries provide a limited number of PC laptops for long term loans.   

  • Loaned for 4-weeks.

  • Available for students with a determined need, not for convenience. 

  • An SCF Staff, Coach, Advisor, or Faculty member must refer the student to the Libraries for them to receive a long-term loan. 

  • Requests can take up to 48 hours to be processed.

  • Laptops have Microsoft Office.  Students cannot install additional software on them.  Additional software requires the approval of IT and may take longer than 48 hours. 
  • Laptops are limited. It is recommended that the Library be notified prior to the start of a semester in order to ensure availability.
  • Staff Request Form: https://forms.office.com/r/KJv2J7DFA3 (only staff can submit the request)

 

3. Laptop Kits 

The SCF Libraries provide a very limited number of laptop kits which include a Wifi hotspot for at-risk students with housing insecurity, digital needs, or other at-risk situations.  

 

Calculators 

The SCF Libraries loan financial & scientific calculators to support students taking math classes. 

  • Loan period: 1 week, renewals allowed as long as there isn’t a waiting list 

  • Replacement cost: $150 

 

Cameras & Sound Equipment 

Camcorders & digital photo cameras:
  • Loan period: 1 week, renewals allowed as long as there isn’t a waiting list 

  • Replacement cost: $150 

 

WebCams 
  • Loan period: 4 weeks, renewals allowed as long as there isn’t a waiting list 

  • Replacement cost: $75 

 

Microphones & Sound Equipment 
  • Loan period: 1 week, renewals allowed as long as there isn’t a waiting list 

  • Replacement cost: varies per item/brand.

 

Misc. Accessories 

The SCF Libraries offer a variety of peripherals & accessories for loan to support students. Lost fines are dependent upon replacement costs.