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I'm not a student. Can I use the library?

2002 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    community borrower

You certainly can. The library welcomes members of the community as library users! For more information about what is required and how to sign up, see the Community Borrowers page.... read more

Can I access the library's resources from home?

1771 views   |   Last updated on Dec 06, 2017    remote access off-campus access

Many of the library's resources are available online – this includes books, magazine & newspaper articles, and more. Your login is your 9-digit student/staff ID number and the password you currently use for eLearn and Webmail. Full details can be found on the Off Campus Access page. ... read more

How do I connect to the wireless network (wifi) at the Fennell, Stoney Creek or IAHS Campus?

1646 views   |   Last updated on Dec 22, 2016    wifi wireless

Complete instructions on how to access the WiFi network at all campuses can be found on the Technical Support WiFi page.... read more

What items can I borrow and for how long?

1610 views   |   Last updated on Aug 17, 2016    borrowing renewing

To find out what items are available and loan periods please see our Borrowing page.... read more

What are the library hours?

1468 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    locations hours

Library hours vary at each campus location depending on the time of year. View our Hours and Locations page for current operating times, holiday information, etc.... read more

What is the iWing TECH BAR & Collaboratory?

1349 views   |   Last updated on Nov 06, 2018    locations

The iWing TECH BAR & Collaboratory is located in the Business Wing (i-wing, Fennell Campus) on the first floor.  Library TECH BAR for technical support Three bookable Study Spaces 52 PC's, Chromebooks and Laptops for loan For more information, see our iWing TECH BAR & Collaboratory page. ... read more

I've heard that the library lends out laptops and Chromebooks  -- how can I borrow one?

1324 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    laptop loan Chromebook

You can borrow a laptop or Chromebook from the Library TECH BAR at each campus for up to 4 hours at a time. Find out all the details on the Borrow a Laptop page.... read more

Does the library charge fines for overdue items?

1306 views   |   Last updated on Aug 17, 2016    fines overdues

Yes, the library charges fines to encourage the prompt return of materials.The cost for overdue items can be found on the Fines page.     ... read more

Where are the libraries located?

1293 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    locations

Our libraries are located at the following campuses: Fennell, Mohawk-McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences (IAHS) and Stoney Creek. For more information, maps and contact details please see the Hours and Locations page.... read more

What is the phone number for the library?

1145 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    phone

The phone numbers for all library locations can be found on the Contact the Library page.... read more

What are eBooks?

1127 views   |   Last updated on Dec 06, 2017    eBooks resources

eBooks are electronic copies of print books. The library offers a wide variety of eBooks through a number of online databases. If you are on campus, you can access eBooks without logging in. If you are not on campus, your login is your 9-digit student/staff ID number and the password you currently use for eLearn and Webmail.  You may also want to check out our Guide to Finding eBooks. ... read more

Can I request items from other libraries?

1118 views   |   Last updated on Dec 06, 2017    interlibrary loan

If there is an article, book, video, etc. that the library does not have that would help you with Mohawk-related coursework, we can try to borrow it for you from another library. Check out our Interlibrary Loan page for full details. ... read more

Can I pay my fines online?

1079 views   |   Last updated on Aug 17, 2016    fines overdues

Yes, you can pay your library fines through online banking or with your credit card. See the Fines page for details. ... read more

Who is allowed to use the computers in the library?

1070 views   |   Last updated on Aug 20, 2015    computers

The computers at all library locations can be used by the students, staff and faculty of Mohawk College. ... read more

Can I print from my personal laptop or the laptop I borrowed from the TECH BARs?

1043 views   |   Last updated on May 09, 2018    printing web print laptop

Yes, Web Printing is available at all library locations. You can print from personal laptops and from the laptops and Chromebooks borrowed from the Library TECH BARs. View the Print/Copy/Scan page for full details.... read more

How much are fines?

1033 views   |   Last updated on Apr 21, 2016    fines overdues

Here are the daily fines based on the item's loan duration: 14 day loans - 25 cents per day per item 1, 3, & 7 day loans  - $1.00 per day per item Reserve Items (1 and 2 hour loans) - 60 cents per hour per item Other reserve items - $3.50 per day per item Laptop, Tablets & Chromebook Loans (4 hour loans) - $6.00 per hour to a maximum of $50.00 per day ... read more

I am a faculty member -- what library services are available to me?

1023 views   |   Last updated on Aug 20, 2015    faculty faculty services

See our Library Services for Faculty guide to find out what the library can do for you!... read more

What happens if I get an overdue notice?

1019 views   |   Last updated on Sep 25, 2013    overdues

If you receive an overdue notice from the library, we encourage you to return any outstanding items as soon as possible. If the items are not returned, you will receive a second notice informing you that we have placed a “hold” on your access to Library and College services. Until the library hold is resolved, you will not be able to register for courses, receive your grades or borrow library ... read more

Do you offer community borrowing?

762 views   |   Last updated on Sep 22, 2016    community borrower

Yes, community residents of the greater Hamilton area who are not students, staff, faculty or alumni and not enrolled in a private or public educational institution are allowed to borrow material from the Library. There is a $20 annual fee and some restrictions apply. For more information see the Community Borrowers page. ... read more

What are "Reserves" and where can I find them?

646 views   |   Last updated on Jan 24, 2018    reserves

Reserve items refer to resources that can be borrowed for a limited amount of time, allowing more students access to them. They are held at the Customer Service Desk, and require you to present your student card to borrow them. For more info check out our Reserves page. ... read more

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