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Library Services for Administrators & Staff

The Gannett-Tripp Library’s Research Help staff is dedicated to helping you solve your research problems. Research Help service is available every day that the Gannett-Tripp Library is open.

Phone: (607) 735-1862

E-mail: (A librarian will reply within one business day when classes are in session.)

If you're having trouble finding material for a research project, you can schedule a research consultation. Contact Martha Smith, Instruction and Outreach Librarian, at (607) 735-1866 or at to make an appointment.

The GTL has borrowing agreements with other institutions for items not in our collections.

Before submitting a request, please check Library Search to make sure that the item is not something owned by the Gannett-Tripp Library.

The text of some items may be available electronically through one of our subscription services. Check to see if we have print or electronic access to specific full-text journals, or ask a librarian for assistance.

Those using this service for the first time should review the ILL procedures.

Place an Interlibrary Loan Request

Administrators and staff are welcome to use the computers in the Library. Use EC network user name and password to log in.

The Library provides free printing from all public printers on the first floor, and from the printers in the Computer Labs in the Nathanson Computer Center on the terrace level. All Library printers are able to print, scan, or copy. A color printer, copier, scanner is located on the Library's first floor.  Printing is linked to each user's administrative account. The default setting for printers is double-sided, but can be changed for single-sided printing.

There is no public fax machine in the library, but one is available in the Student Life office, or at several locations in downtown Elmira.

Administrator & Staff Borrowing Policies

 Material Type  Loan Period  Renewal Policy
 Books  6 weeks  twice for 6 weeks each
 DVDs  10 days  once for 7 days
 2-Hour Reserve  2 hours (in-Library use only)  no renewal
 24-Hour Reserve  24 hours  no renewal
 Recalled Item  must be returned promptly  

Periodicals do no circulate.

Library Fines

Users will be not be fined for late materials. If the materials are not returned, however, the cost of the materials will be charged to your account. These additional charges will be removed from your bill if the materials are returned. Materials may be recalled for the use of another patron and must be returned promptly.

Please contact Pam Wheeler at (607) 735-1862 with any questions about loan periods or fines.

It is the policy of Elmira College to comply with current copyright laws. Please be responsible when using copyrighted materials in classroom presentations, on course management pages, and in personal research. Contact Marge Kappanadze, Director of the Library,, (607) 735-1867, with questions regarding Copyright and Fair Use. The following documents, links, and videos are provided to assist administrators and staff members in understanding and applying laws regarding Fair Use and Copyright Infringement. 




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