The Curry Library General Collection is located on the Intermediate Floor of Curry Hall and contains over 100,000 physical book titles. These titles are accessible 24/7 via swipe access on the south side exterior of Curry Hall.
To search the online Curry Library catalog use the search box below. To locate a book in the physical collection use its Dewey Decimal call number found on the catalog to locate the book.
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The self-checkout computer is located on the intermediate floor of Curry Library, near the South wall. The Intermediate floor is accessible during normal business hours from the Quad side door of the main floor of Curry Hall, or 24/7 via the swipe access door (WJC ID required) on the south side exterior of Curry Hall.
The self-check out computer may be used to check out any book from the General collection, as well as any books on the hold shelf that the patron has requested through MOBIUS, Prospector, or KC-Towers.
1). To use the self check-out machine, first scan your William Jewell College ID Card. If your William Jewell College ID card does not scan, or if card scans but the machine does not find your record within the system, try manually typing your unique campus ID number on the self-check out screen.
2). If the self check-out does not pull up your account, please use the red binder or clipboard near the Circulation Desk to write down your name, the date of your checkout, and the bar codes of the books you would like to checkout.
3). To scan a book's bar code, make sure to hold the book still and bring it up the scanner next to the computer screen on the self-checkout machine. Ensure that the bar code you are scanning is the correct scanner-- this bar code should say "CURRY LIBRARY" somewhere, and the number corresponding to the bar code should be nine digits long.
Note: If you are scanning a book from another institution, make sure that you scan the lending library's bar code, otherwise the system will not recognize the material you are trying to check out.
If the book successfully scans, it will appear as a new check out on the screen, alongside the due date of the book.
4). Once you are done, make sure to sign out of your library account. The self check-out machine will ask you whether or not you would like a date due slip at the end of your transaction. If you select 'e-mail receipt,' you will be e-mail a date due slip at your William Jewell college e-mail address.
Items checked out from Curry Library and requested from other libraries have different loan periods and, consequently, different renewal conditions depending on the item, the patron, and the lending location. Please read the following guidance on different renewal stipulations.
Items From Curry Library:
Items From MOBIUS/Prospector:
Items From OCLC WorldShare:
You may renew items checked out from MOBIUS/Prospector online via your Library Account. To view your account and renew your library check-outs online, click on the following link:
You may also reach your library account from the red "Renew Books" button the library homepage
To login, first enter your First Name and Last Name. Then, enter your unique campus ID number (usually found on your William Jewell College ID card) followed by WJ, which is our campus code. Ex. 1234567WJ. Then, click 'Submit.'
To renew a checked out item from MOBIUS/Prospector, click on the "Items currently checked out" on the left menu option.
Select the items that you would like to renew and click "Renew marked." Alternatively, click "Renew All" to renew all the items on your account.
Note: Not all items in your account are renewable. Please see 'Renewal Guidelines' tab for further information.
You may renew any eligible checkouts in-person at either the Curry Library Circulation Desk during Desk Hours, or via the Self-Checkout Computer.
See link below for current Circulation Desk Hours.
To begin the renewal process:
Your selected books should now be renewed and show their new due dates on screen. If you encounter any issues please contact the Library at firstname.lastname@example.org.