Services

Personalized Assistance

The CRC is here to help faculty, students and community members. We offer tours, course integrated library instruction sessions related to assignments, individual research appointments, and point of need assistance with finding materials housed in our collection. Consult the Ask Us page for information about how to reach us depending on your needs.

Course Reserves

Faculty may put materials on reserve in the Curriculum Resource Center or in other service points within the library. Consult the Reserves LibGuide for more details or contact Jess Mullins, the CRC Library Associate, for more information.

Ellison Die Cut Machines

The CRC has several large and small die cut machines and hundreds of die cuts to choose from. This resource is typically used to make cutouts of letters, number and other shapes for bulletin boards and is available during CRC hours.  

The fee to use the Ellison die cut machine is $2.00 per semester (plus tax) for individuals. Community members may purchase a subscription to use this service with cash or credit card. Those affiliated with BGSU may pay with cash, credit card or their BG1 card. BGSU departmental groups of five or more may purchase a subscription for $10 per semester (plus tax). For departmental subscriptions, please email us a written document on office letterhead with the following information: department code, fund number, account number, program code, names of individuals from the department who will be using the Ellison die cut machines, and a signature of the person who is the primary contact for the group.

For additional questions about the Ellison die cut machine, please contact Library Associate Jess Mullins.  

Lamination

The laminator in the CRC is approximately 25 inches wide. It is available to all patrons during CRC hours. Lamination up to the first square foot costs $2.00. Additional square footage will cost $1.00 per square foot. Community members may pay for this service with cash or credit card. Those affiliated with BGSU may pay with cash, credit card or their BG1 card. The machine takes approximately eight minutes to warm up before using.

Photocopier/Scanner

The CRC has a multipurpose device that enables all patrons to scan items. Those affiliated with BGSU may use the device to make single and double sided copies in color or black and white. To read more about the capabilities of this device, consult the ITS printing information. Additional printing/scanner devices are available on most floors of the library and an ITS help desk located on the first floor of Jerome Library is staffed all of the hours the building is open.

SMART Board

A SMART Board is available in Room 210B of the CRC. To reserve the SMART Board, contact us at 419-372-2956 (extension 2-2956 if you are calling from on campus) or send us an email.

Supplies for purchase in the CRC

The following supplies are available for purchase from the CRC help desk during CRC hours:

Construction paper (single sheet):  $0.05

Construction paper pack of 50 sheets:  $2.50

Additional resources and services are available for BGSU education majors in the Technology and Resource Center on the 2nd floor of the Education Building.