Policy information is also available in the College Catalog.
Reference and Research Assistance
A valid TMCC student ID card is needed to check out Library materials. Student IDs may be obtained at the Welcome Center on the first floor of the Red Mountain Building.
The following individuals are eligible to use Library materials under the guidelines outlined below:
- TMCC students, faculty and staff
- NSHE faculty and students
- Residents of the state of Nevada
Length of Loans
|Periodicals||In-Library use only|
|Feature Films and AV Collections||
|Course Reserve Materials||In-Library use only (generally 2 hours)|
Computer and Printers
The Library has desktop computers on the first floor for student and public use. All computers are equipped with Microsoft Office software.
The Library has both black-and-white and color printers. Note that 8.5 x 11 inch paper size is the only available option.
Students pay the following to print:
|Single-sided||Black-and-white||$0.07 per page|
|Double-sided||Black-and-white||$0.05 per page|
|Single-sided||Color||$0.20 per page|
|Double-sided||Color||$0.18 per page|
Printing from a Personal Laptop
- Go to printing.tmcc.edu
- Log in with your TMCC credentials.
- Select Web Print from the menu on the left side of the screen.
- Select Submit a Job.
- Select a library printer (LibKiosk). Ask for help if you are unsure what to choose.
- Upload the document you want to print.
- Select Upload & Complete and pick up your printout at the printer.
Copying and Scanning
The Library has two flatbed scanners and two book scanners for library users to scan papers and books. The scanned material can be emailed or saved to a portable storage device.
The library has one black-and-white public photocopier.
Students pay the following for copying:
|Single or double-sided||Black-and-white||$0.10 per page|
Many department and instructors put items on reserve for classes to use. The Reserve shelves are behind the Circulation Desk. Most of these items check out for 2 hours for use in the Library.
Interlibrary Loan Request
The Library offers an interlibrary loan service to TMCC students to request book chapters or journal articles not owned by any of the TMCC libraries.
The Library has laptops available for checkout and use in the building. Please see our Laptop Loan Program FAQ for more details.
Lost & Found
Lost and found items are stored in Academic Support Services, LIB 200.
The Reference staff of the Library are ready to assist students with all of their research needs. Librarians can help formulate search strategies, gather sources, and assist with citations and basic formatting of papers.
The entire second floor of the Library is designated as a quiet study space.
Study Room Reservations
The Library has study rooms available for student use, and they can be booked in advance. Please use our online Room Booking System, contact the Circulation Desk or call 775-674-7600 to reserve these rooms.
Tutoring and Learning Services
TMCC's Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC) provides free tutoring to TMCC students in several subject areas, including Biology, Chemistry, Economics, French, Math, Physics, Spanish, college study skills, and Writing.
Wireless Internet Connection
The Librarians or student workers located near the public computers can assist you in getting your computer or other wireless device connected to TMCC's wireless connection.