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The Library staff is here to help you. Don't hesitate to:
- Ask at the Reference Desk for help with Cuesta Library Search, specialized databases, the Internet, and/or other questions about how to do research.
- Ask at the Circulation Desk for Reserve books, course textbooks, sample tests, DVDs, CDs, and any other material put there by your instructor.
- There are public computers available at the library.
- Computers are loaded with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- You can print, email, or save work to a flash drive.
- There are over 77,000 volumes, plus access to 13,000 electronic books (eBooks), in the Cuesta College Library system.
- Check out books for two weeks with an ASCC card or picture ID.
- Periodicals (magazines, newspapers, and journals), reserve materials, and reference books are for use only in the library.
- Check books out at the Circulation Desk in the Lobby area.
The North County and SLO campuses both have black-and-white and color copiers. There is a print station where you can pay and release your print jobs.
- Black-and-white photocopies are 10 cents each.
- Color copies are 50 cents each.
- Some library materials are set aside at the Circulation Desk for limited checkout because of their high demand.
- Current textbooks, tests, books, articles, videos, and CDs are all found at the Circulation Desk.
- These are checked out for a two-hour period and must be used in the library.
- An ASCC card or picture ID is required to check out reserve items.
Group Study Rooms
- The Library has study rooms with white boards available for use without reservations.
- If all rooms are in use, priority is given to groups of two or more students.