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eReader Guide: eReader Policy

This guide is designed to provide the information about eReader policies and eReader sources for the students, faculty, and staff at GWCC.


Gateway Community College Library

eReader Policy

  1.  eReader(Kindle and Nook) are available to loan to GWCC students, faculty and staff only.
  2.  The patron must show his or her current, valid GWCC library card and sign the eReader Loan Agreement  in order to check out an eReader.
  3.  eReader will be available on a first-come first-serve basis for one-week loan period with no holds.
  4.  Use of the eReader is restricted to the content installed.  Downloading any additional content or deleting the installed content is not permitted.  The patron will be billed the cost of the additional downloaded content during his or her loan period.
  5.  eReader must be returned to the Service Desk.
    • Do not drop eReader in the library book-drop box.
    •  eReader must be returned on its due date with no renewals.
    •  eReader must be returned in the same operating condition as when it was borrowed, including all accessories (1 reader; 1 charger; 1 USB cord; 1 carrying case; 1 user’s guide).
  6.  The patron agrees to return the eReader on time and in complete working condition. If the eReader is not returned on its due date, the patron will be billed the replacement cost of the eReader, which is $ 200.00 and will also have his or her borrowing privileges suspended, and a banner hold placed on his or her student account preventing him or her from receiving grades or transcripts, from registering for classes and/or from graduating.
  7.  The patron is responsible for any damage done to the eReader while it is checked out to him or her. Do not attempt repairs, adjustments or alterations of any kind. The library reserves the right to charge fees for damage or loss of the eReader. Fees may also be charged for loss of eReader package parts (eReader-$ 200.00; carrying case - $20.00; charger - $5.00; USB cord - $15.00; User’s guide - $2.00).

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