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Individual or group orientations are available upon request; see library staff. Research training sessions are scheduled for faculty at the beginning of each semester. Video tutorials on library services and using the databases are posted on the Library Services website.


The library centers do not allow cell phone use, non-enrolled children under 16, loud excessive talking, or food. Drinks with lids are allowed away from the computers. Following these rules helps to ensure a quiet, enjoyable place to work and study. A library staff person may ask those who exhibit inappropriate behavior, including rudeness and failure to follow rules, to leave a center.

Use Policy

The library centers at Wor-Wic Community College are academic research facilities, providing access to the Internet, online subscription databases, and software programs. Users log on and off at individual computer stations using their Wor-Wic login. Public users are required to show a current, formal photo ID. All users are required to abide by the Wor-Wic Community College Acceptable Use of Technology ResourcesAdobe Portable Document Format (PDF) icon.


Wasting computer time and printer paper is not allowed. Computers are for research, information needs, and course-related work—not personal entertainment. There is no charge for printing. PPT slides are to be printed as handouts and pure black/white. Papercut print management software is n place to control printing and reduce waste.

Photocopies and Fax

A copy machine is available in the Brunkhorst Hall Resource Center, Henson Hall Resource Center and PRMC Resource Center during the hours of operation. Copies can be made for $0.10 per page. The copier will make change for $1 bills. Copiers in Brunkhorst Hall and Henson Hall Resource Centers also scan to flash drive at no charge. Fax service is available in the Brunkhorst Hall Resource Center for $1.00 per page. Exact change is required (sending only, no receiving).

SU/Wor-Wic Agreement

Traditional library services are provided to Wor-Wic students by SU Libraries, including: full borrowing privileges from all libraries in the University System of Maryland with no limits on the number of items (request from USMAI online catalog), use of the library facility and basic equipment, and reference assistance. Present a current Wor-Wic identification card at Blackwell’s circulation desk to obtain a SU library card. Wor-Wic students may also obtain a special borrower’s card at the UMES Frederick Douglass Library and use their facility.

Interlibrary Loan

Materials from other libraries outside the University System of Maryland can be obtained through Interlibrary Loan, by completing an online form on Blackwell Library's website. Go to http://www.salisbury.edu/library, click on Interlibrary Loan, then select request form. Students and staff will be charged a $15.00 SU Services fee per each filled request and any additional charges by lending libraries. Students may also request materials through Marina, a free statewide interlibrary loan system in Maryland, accessible through public library websites. A Maryland public library card is needed. For articles in the allied health field, Wor-Wic library staff may request through Docline (NLM's interlibrary loan system).

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