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Do you have group study rooms?

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The TC3 Library has several group study rooms, which can be checked out for two hours.  Please check the link provided for more information. 


How do I cite my sources? 

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The Writing Center provides various citation handouts and resources to help you properly cite the sources you use in your papers.  Please visit the Citations Help page for more information. If you... ... read more


What are the hours for the TC3 Library?

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TC3 Library hours are listed on our website.  Generally, during fall and spring semesters when school is in session, the Library is open from 8am-9pm Monday-Thursday, 8am-4pm Friday, and noon-4pm...


Can I get tutoring help without visiting the Baker Commons in person?

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There are tutoring options for students who cannot visit the Baker Commons during tutoring hours.  Check the online tutoring page for more information.    


How do I contact the TC3 Library?

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We're here to help!  You can contact the TC3 Library in several ways.  Contact information is also available on the Library website.   In person--we're located on the 2nd floor of the Baker... ... read more


How do I sign up for tutoring?

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Tutoring is available in person (drop-in and by appointment for certain math and computer science classes only), and online. Please check the tutoring general information for more details.  


Is there tutoring for one of my classes?

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Tutoring is available in person (drop-in and by appointment for certain math and computer science classes only) and online. Check the tutoring general information for details.  The tutoring...


Do you have the textbook for my class?

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We have copies of many of the textbooks for your classes.  Use our Textbook page to see what materials are on reserve for your class, or ask at the Service Desk.  Your TC3 ID card is required to...


Who do I talk to about problems with my computer, wifi, etc? 

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Technology Support is located in Room 208.  Call 607-844-8222, ext. 4550 or email TechSupport@tompkinscortland.edu. 


How do I check out a book?  

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To check out library materials, please present your TC3 ID card at the Service Desk.  Please check the Library's policies for more information.


When are my books due?

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Students and staff may check out books in the regular collection for the entire semester.   Most books that are on course reserve may be checked out for 2 hours for use within the Baker...


Can I take my course reserve textbook to class or home with me? 

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Course reserves are available at the Service Desk. Most reserve items may be used for 2 hours in the Library/Baker Commons. Please show your TC3 Card to use reserve items. Fines for late Reserve...


What are the Library's fines and fees?

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We do not charge overdue fines for regular books and movies.  However, you will be placed on the Library Stoplist if you fail to return materials you borrowed. You will be sent an invoice charging... ... read more


Where is my class meeting?  My teacher said to meet in the Library/Baker Commons.

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Classes frequently meet in the Baker Commons Classroom (also called the Library Classroom), which is located within the Library, on the 2nd floor and to the right of the service desk when you... ... read more


Is there a photocopier or scanner I can use? 

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To photocopy in the Library, you must have your TC3 ID card. Copying is black-and-white only.   Students pay for printing and photocopying with a special account.  Students start each semester... ... read more


How do I request a book return shipping label? 

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You can request a book return shipping label by filling out this online form. The label will be emailed to you. 


How do I print in the Library?

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Students pay for printing and photocopying with a special account.  Students start each semester with credit back from the Technology Fee.  Full-time students have $14.40 and part-time students... ... read more


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