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Information | Circulation Services | Reference
Services | Internet
Below is a summary of some basic Circulation Services. Consult
the Circulation Policy for a complete explanation
of all Circulation services and guidelines.
Borrowing & Renewals
Merrimack College alumni will be provided with a special borrower card once
their information is validated through the Office of Alumni Relations. Alumni
may borrow circulating books for 30 days. Reference books, periodicals and
newspapers do not circulate. The alumni borrower card must be presented to
check out materials. Books are due back to the library on or before the stamped
due date. Materials may be renewed twice before being returned unless a hold
request has been placed on the book, in which case the book is due by the
date specified on the recall notice. Renewals may be made in person, by phone
(978-837-5215, x4215), or by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
You may also renew materials online (see View Your Account for more
View Your Account
Alumni with a valid borrower card may obtain a PIN number from the Circulation
Department. With this PIN number, you can login
to your library account and place holds, renew materials, and view your
circulation record online. For more information, click here or contact the Circulation Department.
Overdue or Lost Materials
An overdue notice will be sent to the borrower for any book that has not
been returned by the due date. After three overdue notices, the borrower will
be billed a replacement fee of $50.00 per overdue book, and all library privileges
will be suspended until the matter is resolved. Replacement fees will be waived
and library privileges reinstated when the overdue book is returned to the
Lost or damaged McQuade
Library books should be reported to the Evening Library Services Manager as soon as possible.
A $50.00 fee for all lost and damaged materials will be charged to the patrons
account and must be paid immediately. A refund of the replacement charges
will be made if the book is found and returned to the library within one month
Reference Librarians are available at the Reference desk to answer questions,
provide research guidance, and assist with the use of print and electronic
resources. Reference assistance is also available by telephone (978-837-5215,
x4210), or online (E-Reference Form). E-mail the reference
department at email@example.com
for additional information
Below is a list of links to sites of possible interest to Merrimack
College Alumni, including Merrimack alumni events and athletics, online news
& journal resources, graduate school information, and career resources.
Don't see your favorite here? Let
us know about it!
Merrimack College links
- FinAid: The SmartStudent Guide to Financial
Aid: Advice on and links to sources of information about student
- Gradschools.com: More than
50,000 graduate programs browsable by subject and school, and by online
distance learning, certificate, McNair, and minority program offices
throughout the United States. There are articles about getting into
graduate schools and what to expect, a chat room, and several discussion
School Essays: Tips on writing an application essay for graduate
school--how to start, what to include, and what kind of personal information
to give. A handout from The Writing Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic
- Princeton Review: Information
on all aspects of the college or graduate/professional school admissions
process. GMAT, MCAT, GRE, financial aid, graduate school rankings, etc.
News & World Report Best Graduate Schools: This site has the
U. S. News and World Report rankings of graduate schools. Programs
in business, education, engineering, law, and medicine, are surveyed
and ranked every year
|Career Resources & Job Hunting
- Bureau of Labor Statistics: The
full range of economic data and analysis produced by BLS. Here is where
you'll find the statistics and reports on employment and unemployment,
price (such as the Consumer Price Index) and living conditions, compensation,
productivity, and more.
- Career Journal: Current
career and job information, plus thousands of searchable listings of
executive, management, and professional positions. Content from the
Wall Street Journal.
- JobStar Central: A library-sponsored
guide to job-search resources on the Web. While the focus is on California,
smart job seekers nationwide will enjoy the salary information section
(with connections to over 300 salary surveys); the resume section with
state-of-the-art info; and Ask Electra, the Electronic Librarian. The
site includes extensive listings of employer telephone hotlines, local
career centers, libraries, and job search events.
- JobWeb: Excellent site if you're
a college student, recent graduate, or alumnus, and looking for a job.
Includes: Jobs: Searchable database of job postings and Career Planning
Resources : which includes a Career Library and Relocation, International,
Minority, and Disability Resources. From the National Association of
Colleges and Employers (formerly known as the College Placement Council,
- Monster.com: With over 400,000
job opportunities worldwide (more than 1,500 international employers)
this is the largest online jobs database on the Web. Search by company
name, location, discipline, industry, job title, or a combinations of
these. The employer overview gives some background information into
the company selected, the products and services, and employee benefits.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook:
Employment outlook, educational requirements, salary to expect - for
most occupations. Revised every two years