Monday – Thursday — 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday — 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday — CLOSED
Main & North
Monday-Thursday — 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday — CLOSED
*Summer Hours start May 13th
Monday-Thursday — 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday — CLOSED
*Summer Hours start May 9th
Monday – Thursday — 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday — 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday — CLOSED
Monday, April 22 — 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 23 — 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24 — 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 25 — 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Friday, April 26 — 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 27 & Sunday, April 28 — CLOSED
Monday, April 29 — 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 30 — 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
May 1st – May 19th — CLOSED (final exams & semester break)
Starting on May 20th, the library annex will be operating on a summer schedule:
Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
*Located in Building E, Rooms 230-240*
Bloom’s Literary Reference Online
This database features content from Facts On File’s extensive print literature collection, hundreds of Harold Bloom’s essays examining the lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world, and thousands of critical articles published by noted scholars under the Bloom’s Literary Criticism imprint. This accessible database also contains an archive of more than 46,000 characters; extensive entries on literary topics, themes, movements, genres, and authors; almost 200 video clips; and more.
To access this resource:
You can go to library’s web site: http://www.waketech.edu/student-services/libraries/research-databases and look for this database or explore our other research databases. Here is the link to accessing Bloom’s Literary Reference Online directly: http://www.fofweb.com.ezproxy.waketech.edu/Lit/default.asp
If you are accessing library databases from off-campus, you will be required to enter in your Blackboard log-in (username/password) information before you can gain access to any of our electronic resources.
The library drawing for two Google Nexus 7 tablets was held this morning (10 a.m.) at the Main Campus library.
Winners were drawn with the help of Wake Tech students.
Congratulations to our winners!!
Student: Shawn Lowe
Employee: Dana Tamer
Thanks to everyone for completing our survey!
ProQuest will be performing infrastructure maintenance on Saturday, September 29, 2012. A twelve (12) hour maintenance window will be required for this maintenance. The window will take place from Saturday, September 29, 2012, at 10 p.m. ET to Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 10 a.m. ET.
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) will be unavailable during this maintenance window.
If you have any questions please contact us at email@example.com
Wake Tech current curriculum students, faculty and staff can borrow a Windows laptop from any WTCC campus library (Main, Health Sciences, North, PSEC, West) for use for 3 hours (Monday-Thursday) and can be taken home for the weekend/holidays on Friday after 9:30 a.m. (laptop contract must already be on file), and must be returned on the following Monday before noon.
All users are required to follow Wake Tech policies regarding computer/Internet use and copyright:
- Return the laptop on time, or pay a late fee
- If the laptop is lost or stolen, you pay up to $2,700!
- Never leave the laptop unattended
Checkout & Return
Current Curriculum Students, Faculty and Staff with a valid Wake Tech ID Card and another picture ID card can check out a laptop from the:
- Main Campus Library
- Health Sciences Library
- Northern Wake Library
- Public Safety Education Campus Library
- Western Wake Library
Return laptops to a Wake Tech Libraries staff member. Do not return to the Book return slot or leave at the circulation desk counter.
- Laptops can only be taken home on weekends.
- During the week, you can use a laptop for up to 3 hours, but it must be returned no later than 1 hour before library closing time See Library Hours.
- Laptops are available on a first come, first served basis. They cannot be reserved ahead of time.
- If you have unpaid fines or overdue items on your Library Account, then you will not be able to check out a laptop.
- Wireless Internet access
- Search Library Catalog and Electronic Resources
- Web browsers: IE, Firefox
- Software, including MS Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access
Wireless Internet access is available in the library. Make sure that you have already accepted the Wireless Use Agreement using a networked WTCC computer. You can accept the Wireless Agreement, by logging into your my.waketech.edu account, click on “Get Wireless Access”, and then click “I accept”.
To login to the wireless network:
- Open a web browser (IE or Firefox)
- Enter your student key account username ID. This is your Wake Tech email address up to the @ symbol (jstudent NOT firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Enter your email password
Saving your Work
Using an external storage device is highly recommended (i.e. USB flash memory stick).
A file can temporarily be stored on the laptop’s desktop, but ALL FILES SAVED WILL BE ERASED when the laptop is shutdown or restarted, even if the computer is accidentally turned off, or the system is forced to reboot due to a hardware or software error!
Save or print your work before shutting down. Library Staff cannot retrieve lost files from the laptop.
Fees & Fines
You are responsible for the full replacement cost of up to $1,200 if the laptop is lost, stolen or damaged. Never leave the laptop unattended.
Returning the laptop after it is due will result in a late fees of $10.00 per hour, or any fraction thereof.
Unpaid fees or fines will prevent you from registering for classes and could delay or prevent you from graduating.
Failure to Return
Laptops not returned within 24 hours will be presumed lost/stolen and a non-refundable replacement fee of $1,200 for the laptop and $50 for each piece of additional equipment (a backpack case, a library flash drive, and a power adapter) will be automatically charged to the user’s business office account. All overdue fines will also be charged.
If you have problems with the laptop, return it immediately to the library.
Are you trying to conduct library research from home or off-campus? Now, you can access all the library resources from home as if you were at the library!!
We now have EZ-Proxy – a tool that verifies that you are a current student, faculty or staff – and allows you to access all the library resources, including NC LIVE, SIRS, JSTOR, and many more.
To access any of the resources, just click on the database name (from the library’s web site). You will then be required to enter in your key account information in the following boxes: username (your key account UserID) and Password (your key account password). Your key account userID and password, should be the same ones you use to log-in to WebAdvisor and Blackboard.
To see a list of all the library resources you have access to you can visit the library’s website, and click on the “Research Databases” button (on the left side of the screen).
If you have questions or need help accessing these resources, please stop by any campus library location or contact us by phone or email (email@example.com).
Wake Tech Libraries will be closed to the public on Thursday, July 19, for a division-wide Staff Development Day.
Library staff members thank students, staff, faculty, and the community for their support as they work to enhance services at Wake Tech Libraries. Staff Development Day allows all staff members to receive training in new library procedures and review policies.
Health Sciences and Western Wake Libraries will resume regular summer hours on Friday, July 20th; while (Howell) Main Campus, Northern Wake Campus, and Public Safety Education Campus Libraries will reopen on Monday, July 23rd.
Please check the library’s website for schedule of summer hours, as these vary by campus location.