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The Campus Library
The college library, through its varied and expanding collections, is a major academic resource for students at Bay Mills Community College. Its facilities stimulate intellectual curiosity, promote research, and provide an atmosphere of learning. A library director and assistant director along with a part-time work study student work to provide assistance to students and other patrons using the library.
The book collection is arranged according to the Library of Congress system in open stacks. The reference collection contains dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, bibliographies, manuals, almanacs, atlases, and other volumes that can be used for rapid information retrieval. A special part of the library is devoted to a collection of over 900 books dealing with Native American topics, many of which were authored by Native American scholars. In addition, the library collection features audio and video cassettes on Native American history and culture, language, law, literature, mythology, and handicrafts to support and enrich the Native American studies curriculum at Bay Mills Community College.
The library also maintains interlibrary loan agreements with many Michigan public and academic libraries. An arrangement with the Upper Peninsula Region of Library Cooperation-Automated Library System and Michigan eLibrary allows the patron to have access to over 6,000,000 books and materials by utilizing an online system linking participating libraries within the State of Michigan. Books and other research materials are readily available to BMCC library patrons by means of interlibrary loan.
Bay Mills Community College Library is open to the public.
Free internet access, fax and copy service, video and DVD rentals, and current bestselling books for your enjoyment.
For Inter - Library Loans please contact Patricia Croad by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
|The BMCC Library Welcome Sign
||The BMCC Library viewed from the front |
| Library Circulation Desk with
Assistant Library Director Patricia Croad
|Computer Area |
Kids Corner with bean bags, books, games and
Native American collection along back wall
||Student Work Space |
|Large table upstairs, with computer workstations in the background |
Bay Mills Community College's Director of Library Services
Hello. My name is Megan Clarke and I am the library director here at the Bay Mills Community College Library. I was born and raised here in Brimley, Michigan on the shores of Lake Superior. I received my high school diploma from Brimley Area Schools after attending there since kindergarten.
After high school, I moved to Allendale, Michigan and attended Grand Valley State University. While at Grand Valley, I studied English literature and language and minored in history. I received my bachelor’s degree in April of 2011 and moved back home to the Upper Peninsula.
In May of 2011, I was hired as the library director by Bay Mills Community College. I am currently pursuing my master’s degree from Wayne State University in Library and Information Science.
On a more personal note, I enjoy reading and spending time with family. I enjoy most outdoor activities, including camping, swimming, hiking, and spending time on the lake.