Services

  • Library hours


    Winter 2014
    Dec 13 - Dec14
    CLOSED

    Dec 15 – Dec 19
    8 - 4:30

    Dec 20 – Jan 4
    CLOSED

    Jan 5 – Jan 9
    8 - 4:30


    From Jan 12:

    Mon-Thu:
    8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

    Friday:
    8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Saturday:
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Sunday:
    1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

     

    (708) 656-8000
    Ext. 2321

  • What Can The Library Do For You?

    In addition to our wealth of information resources, Morton College students, faculty, and staff are also able to take advantage of many other services offered by the library, including:

    Personal Assistance

    If you need help finding information for a paper, citing your sources, wish to set up a meeting with a research advisor, or require Blackboard or other technological assistance, Ask Us!

    In Person

    At Morton College Library, our highly trained staff will give you the guidance you need to be successful researchers and students. We will be more than happy to assist you us at the Front Desk, Reference Desk, or Help Desk in the library.

    You may also contact us via e-mail or chat; visit our About page to find out how!   

    Computers and Technology

    In addition to the wealth of print materials that the library has on hand, we also have a lot of great computer resources. Below are of a few of the technological offerings at Morton College Library:

    Computers- - Morton College Library houses the largest computer lab on campus. The library contains nearly 100 computers stationed in the library, equipped with both Microsoft Office and Internet access. All of the computers are open for use by the Morton College Community and no reservations are required.

    Wifi- - Already have a computer and need to access the Internet? Free wi-fi is available throughout the library.

     Laptops- - Laptops are also available for checkout at the front desk of the library. These can be used within the library for a period of 5 hours with, options for renewal.

    Printing and Copying- - Printing is available on all of the computers on the first floor of the library.  Black-and-white prints are 10 cents and color copies are 20 cents. Copy machines are located near the reference desk in the library.

    Scanning- - Scanning is available in the library at the computer near the Help Desk.  Documents can be scanned in either color or black-and-white.

    Faxing- - Visit the library front desk and we will fax any document for free.

    Study Spaces - - The Morton College Library is also the college’s largest provider of student study areas and spaces.

     

    First Floor

    The first floor contains the largest computer lab on campus and numerous spaces available for student collaboration. 

    Second Floor

    The second floor of the library is dedicated to quiet study and research. We have tables and chairs for both small collaborative groups and desks for individual study.

    Also available on the second floor are student group study rooms.  These rooms may be checked out by current Morton College students with their Morton ID at the front desk of the library and are available at a first-come/first-serve basis. Each room contains a whiteboard, display monitor, DVD player, and plug-ins for laptops and other electronic equipment. 

     

    Faculty and Instructional Services

    The Morton College Library exists primarily to meet the curricular needs of the college.  With this in mind, we provide a number of services to assist faculty such as library instruction sessions, tours, course reserves, course/assignment collaboration, and more.  For more details, please visit our Faculty Resource Page.