As the state moves into Phase Four of reopening, Morton College Library will institute the following services for currently enrolled students:
- In order to maintain social distance only 27 students allowed in the library at one time.
- Reservations are not required. (if we are at capacity and a patron wishes to enter, a policy of first in first out will instituted)
- Students will be required to complete screening process by nurse before entry.
- A student ID is required to enter the library.
- Student must check in and out at Circulation Desk, name and student ID number will recorded for purposes of contact tracing (if necessary).
- No Food or Drink Allowed
- Face masks will be required at all times.
- ONLY ONE person allowed at a computer (No studying together/study groups).
- Computer keyboard and mouse are covered in saran wrap and replaced after every use. Work areas are sanitized after each user as well.
- Patrons will not be allowed into the stacks – Library personnel will retrieve materials from the shelves.
Limited use of the study rooms is now offered.
- Students will need to check in at the circulation desk to be assigned a room.
- Students will need to follow COVID protocols.
- There is a 2 person max per room and a 1-hour time limit.
- Tutoring is now available on campus: Wed & Thurs 11am-3pm.
- To access the tutors and tutoring center, students will check in at the library circ desk with a current student ID.
Morton College is committed to compliance with copyright law and the preservation of the rights of copyright owners and users of copyrighted materials. The College requires MC faculty, staff and students to observe federal law regarding the use of copyrighted material. For more information, see the Copyright Law of the United States of America.
MC will remove or disable materials on its domain that are identified as violating copyright by the copyright owner or his/her agent. The College will make reasonable efforts to notify the faculty, staff and or student responsible. The College seeks to ensure that the members of the College community know their rights and responsibilities under the fair use provisions of the Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. Section 107), and are able to apply them regarding their use of copyrighted works. Portions of this statement were adapted from the University of Minnesota’s which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License.