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Circulation Desk Services

  • Change Services: Change is available from the change machine and the Circulation Desk. The change machine is located east of the Circulation Desk and will provide change for $1 and $5 bills. The Circulation Desk will provide change for $5, $10, and $20 bills.
  • Compact Shelving: Materials located in compact shelving may be requested in person, by telephone, or by e-mail. In-person and telephone requests made while the library is open will be retrieved by Circulation staff immediately if staffing permits. Compact Shelving Guidelines
  • Fax Services: The Circulation Desk offers fax services for all library patrons. Fax services include receiving and sending faxes to local, long-distance and international numbers.
  • Fine Payment: The Circulation Desk on the first floor accepts payments of fines and fees. More information about fines can be found on Circulation Fines & Fees.
  • Graduate Locker: Library lockers are available for semester checkout for WSU graduate students in order to facilitate research involving library materials. Library staff at the Circulation Desk on the first floor can provide more information and locker applications.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Loan: Graduate Teaching Assistants may request GTA  library privileges. See the Circulation Desk for details.
  • Lost & Found: Have you lost something in the library? Check at the Circulation Desk. Lost Shocker Cards are taken to the Shocker Card Center weekly. All other items are taken to the campus police.
  • Items for Sale at the Circulation Desk: Blue books, earbuds, and reusable bags can be purchased at the Circulation Desk.
    • Blue Books: Small - $0.25; Large - $0.35.
    • Earbuds: $3.00
    • Reusable Bags: $1.50
  • Proxy Card: Authorize another person to check out library materials on your library account. Print and return the completed Proxy Permission Form to the Circulation Desk.
  • Rush Processing: Records of newly acquired books and books that are on order are listed in the online catalog. Patrons who wish to be notified when these items are available may request them at the Circulation Desk.
  • Searches: Searches may be requested by patrons when library items that are not checked out cannot be found. Patrons should check the item's shelf location as well as the appropriate sorting area prior to requesting a search.
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