Library Services & Guidelines
The Learning Commons at Delaware County Community College is open to students, staff, faculty and local residents. All are welcome to enjoy the Marple Campus Learning Commons during operating hours.
Students at branch campuses are encouraged to visit the Learning Resource Centers that are located in Downingtown, Exton, Pennocks Bridge, and Southeast Center as well as the Marple Campus Learning Commons.
Here is a quick introduction to Library Services, and links to additional specifics.
Inter-Library Loan (ILL)
Library Services provides an Inter-Library Loan service to students, faculty and staff that procures materials that are not currently owned by the Learning Commons through a cooperative state and national network. Requests may be made in the Learning Commons or via the online Inter-Library Loan form. More details.
Intra-campus borrowing enables individuals that utilize branch Learning Resource Centers to have materials sent from the Marple Campus Learning Commons. More details.
The College's Laptop Borrowing program lends students laptops free-of-charge* through the Learning Commons and satellite campus Learning Resource Centers. More details.
Materials on Reserve
Reserve materials are for the exclusive use of students, faculty and staff. To view materials on reserve, search the library catalog. To reserve materials, faculty should complete the form on the College's official communications portal delaGATE.
Many textbooks are available at the Learning Commons on Marple campus and at branch campus Learning Centers. More details.