Reynolds Libraries is now operating completely online and the campus libraries are closed until further notice. Please continue to check the college’s website on the COVID-19 changes: http://www.reynolds.edu/campus_life/health/health.aspx.
Reynolds Libraries recognizes the challenges posed by these closures, but we are hopeful that you will still be able to effectively engage with not only our digital library resources, but our qualified and helpful staff.
Our Virtual Desk/Online library will be staffed Monday - Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Library Virtual Desk/Online Format
Using the Zoom program, you will still be able to interact with Reynolds librarians instantaneously using a laptop/desktop, smartphone, tablet, or even using a basic phone (with no Internet). Zoom will allow a librarian to assist you in real time and offers the ability for us to share our screen to demonstrate all of your reference needs and questions. Likewise, you will have the ability to share your computer screen so that we can better assist you.
Connecting with a librarian is very easy! During the hours listed below, you simply need to click this link to start receiving assistance immediately:
https://vccs.zoom.us/j/383422033 - If prompted for a meeting ID, please enter 383-422-033
If dialing-in using a phone, please use the phone number: 1-253-215-8782. Enter the meeting ID 383-422-033. When prompted for a Participant ID, just hit the # button to start session.
Students are advised to visit our Online Learning services page which has several helpful guides for accessing our library resources from off campus.
A book drop box is now placed next to the entrance to LTC building at Parham Campus. The book drop is for book and DVD returns only. Due dates for books and DVDs during this period will be extended until at least August 24th (subject to be extended further). Fines will not accrue until after this time.
We are currently not lending any physical materials such as books or DVDs. We can process ILL requests for electronic resources ONLY. Visit the ILL request form if you need to submit an electronic resource request. Did you know that you can access over 200,000 ebooks from off campus? Visit this guide for information about accessing the various ebook databases available to you.
If you need library assistance outside of our virtual/online hours listed above, students can use our 24/7 chat service to receive research assistance with non-Reynolds, professional librarians.
All tutoring sessions are offered online via Zoom. Click here for more information about Tutoring Services.
Faculty members are encouraged to request embedded tutors or librarians in Canvas.
Check out our Online Learning page to learn more about the library services and resources that support teaching and learning during this challenging period!