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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Get a Library Card

Getting an Erwin Library card is as easy as stepping into the library with your student ID (make sure it has a current semester sticker on it!), and filling out a brief form. Library staff will place a barcode sticker on the back of your WCC ID card, which then will serve as your library card.

Farther away from WCC, or prefer to get your card from home?  Fill out and submit the equally brief Library Card Application form on the Erwin Library homepage.  Your library barcode number will be emailed to you, and the barcode sticker mailed to you to affix to the back of your WCC ID card.

The Erwin Library card will allow you to check out books at the library and to access the library's databases to find articles, videos, and other online resources from home, or any other computer outside of the library. When prompted, just enter all fourteen digits of your library card number to enable database access.


    Erwin Library Resources

    The Clyde A. Erwin, Jr. Library, found on the third floor of the Wayne Learning Center Building at Wayne Communtiy College (WCC) offers both print and electronic resources that can help you complete your class assignments. This Research Guide will help you get started on your search for articles, books, and other resources, as well as find help to cite your sources.

    The library provides access to thousands of electronic books, scholarly journals, periodicals, newspapers and streaming videos through subscription databases, in addition to those in the NC LIVE aggegate database. These online resources are accessible from home, or any other computer outside the library, with your Erwin Library barcode number as a login.

    Visit, email, or telephone (919-739-6890) the Erwin Library, and Reference staff will be happy to help you navigate its many resources.


    Erwin Library Computers and Related Services

    Computers are available for your use at the Erwin Library. Simply walk up to any available computer and sign in with your WCC Username to begin.

    You may conduct research, complete a class assignment in Moodle, or work on other projects online. Headphones may be checked out at the circulation desk if you want to watch a streaming video, or play a DVD.  Also, printing is available from library computers at fifteen cents per page.

    Wireless access is freely available in the Erwin Library, and there are many carrels with outlets located in the library, enabling use of laptops as well.

    Faxing is available at $1 per page. Students may also have materials faxed to them. For more information on this and other services or procedures you might want to know about using the library, consult the All Library Users page.

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    Wayne Learning Center
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    Phone: 919-739-6890
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