The mission of Davidson-Davie Community College Library is to provide information services and resources that encourage student success, enhance teaching and learning, and further the College’s mission. The library empowers individuals by educating and guiding users in the research process and prepares students for opportunities in a changing global community by maintaining timely, diverse collections. (Updated 05-10-2019)
Davidson-Davie Library is academic in nature with a primary focus on serving the educational needs of adults. Patrons under the age of 18 that are taking a course at the College may use the library without a supervising adult. Patrons under the age of 18 that are not taking a course at the College must be supervised at all times by an adult.
The goal of this policy is to guide Davidson-Davie Library in decisions about its collection. The library recognizes that adding and removing content is a complex task impacted by numerous factors. The following is information about the main factors the library considers in maintaining its collection.
Davidson-Davie Community College Library accepts gifts/donations of books, journals, magazines, newspapers, dvds, videocassettes, or other physical content materials. Donors must complete and agree to the terms of the Gifts/Donations Library Agreement in order to donate. Accepted gifts grant the library ownership and allow the library to use the gifts as it sees fit (selling it, discarding it, giving it away, storing the gift, or moving it to various locations, etc). Donors may receive a letter acknowledging their gift if they indicate so on the Gifts/Donations Library Agreement.
The library offers interlibary loan, a service where Davidson-Davie Community College Library borrows books and articles from other libraries. Students, faculty, and staff that have no lost items are eligible for interlibrary loan services. To place an interlibrary loan request, complete the Interlibrary Loan Form.
All Davidson-Davie Community College students, faculty, and staff are eligible to borrow items from the library. Borrowing privileges are also extended to institutions that made special arrangements with the library as well as members of the public.
Davidson-Davie Community College students, faculty, and staff are eligible for borrowing library technology. Borrowers that return library technology damaged or with missing pieces may be charged replacement costs for the technology.
Davidson-Davie Community College Library provides its students, faculty, and staff access to all library databases. North Carolina residents are provided access to NCLive.org.