Place books, DVDs, or articles on reserve for student use either in the library or for brief checkout periods.
To place items on reserve:
Instructors can also reserve the library computer lab without library instruction. Contact either campus library to check availability. Reserved times are first-come, first-serve.
Please have the following information ready:
Faculty members are encouraged to recommend books, magazines and videos for purchase. All requests are considered. Faculty members will be notified when an ordered item has been received, cataloged, and is ready for circulation.
Through an agreement with the Richmond Area Library Consortium (RALC), you have in-person borrowing privileges at many local libraries.
JTCC Library is a member of the Cooperative Borrowing Program of VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia. You can request to borrow materials on-site from any participating library.
Need an article not in the databases? Found the perfect book….at another library? John Tyler Library can borrow items from libraries across the country through Interlibrary Loan. This service is available for John Tyler students, faculty and staff.
Submit the Interlibrary Loan Form by e-mail to email@example.com or in person at the Information Desk at the Chester or Midlothian Library. If you have questions, please call 804-706-5198 (Chester) or 804-594-1519 (Midlothian).
Interlibrary Loan materials will be shipped to the JTCC Library, where you can pick them up and return them. It can take up to two weeks to process.
In addition to these policies, the library follows the National Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States (1994, revised in 2001), Copyright Law, Title 17, U.S. Code, the Virginia Interlibrary Loan Code of 1989, and the Virtual Library of Virginia Interlibrary Loan Guidelines of June 2004.