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Services for Williams College Community

Undergraduates

Extended Hours

Currently enrolled Williams College undergraduates who present a college ID card at the lobby-level library office during regular reference hours (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday) may obtain a reader's card that enables use of the library on weekday evenings and on weekends.

Photocopying

Black-and-white or color photocopies are available upon request for a fee. Requests made Sunday through Thursday are usually ready by 10:30 a.m. the next day. Please note that there are no self-service photocopy machines.

Visual Resources

The Visual Resources Library contains a full range of tools for accessing, editing, and presenting digital images. VR facilities are accessible to Williams College undergraduates Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students may use the scanners and copystand on a walk-in basis. Library staff cannot provide instruction or make scans for patrons, but copystand digital photography services are available for $3 per image upon request. For information or appointments, visit the Visual Resources Library on the ground floor of the library, e-mail Visual Resources, or call 413-458-0512.

Faculty and Curators

Extended Hours

Readers' cards for use of the library after-hours and on weekends are distributed to faculty in the Art Department and to staff at the Williams College Museum of Art. Faculty from other departments will be issued a card upon request.

Photocopying

Black-and-white or color photocopies are available upon request for a fee. Requests made Sunday through Thursday are usually ready by 10:30 a.m. the next day. Please note that there are no self-service photocopy machines. Payment for photocopy requests is normally charged to the appropriate department account.

Visual Resources

In addition to a collection of over 150,000 slides, The Visual Resources Library contains a full range of tools for accessing, editing and presenting digital images. VR facilities are accessible to Williams College faculty whenever the library is open. Faculty may use the scanners and copystand on a walk-in basis, and are encouraged to make appointments for prior instruction as needed. Copystand digital photography services are available for $3 per image upon request. For information or appointments, visit the Visual Resources Library on the ground floor of the library, e-mail Visual Resources, or call 413-458-0512.

Carrels

A limited number of carrels are available each year for assignment to faculty and curators. Please call 413-458-0532 or email The Library for further information.

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