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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions


  • What is the library resource Username & Password?
    The username and password is needed to access Library Resources Off-Campus.

    To get the username and password:
         Log into eLearn and look on the left-hand side:

    This information is for current students, faculty and staff.

    For further assistance 423-697-4436 or contact your professor.

  • How do I get a Chattanooga State library card?
    Students:  Get Student ID card in Student Life Center, Room HPF 104.
                        Bring Student ID to check-out desk to activate as library card.
    Faculty / Staff:  Bring state or photo ID to check-out desk
    Community:  Bring current driver's license to check-out desk

  • Can I check out DVDs?
    Yes, students, faculty and staff can check out 2 DVDs at a time for 4 days.

  • How many books can I check out?
    Students:  10 books at a time
    Faculty / staff:  25 books at a time
    Community:  2 books at a time

  • How long can I keep books after I check them out?
    Students:  3 weeks
    Faculty / staff:  3 months
    Community:  3 weeks

  • Can I renew books if I need to keep them longer?
    Yes, you may renew them if there are no holds on the books.
    Bring them in or renew online through your "My Account" in the library catalog.
    Call the library, 423-697-4448 for more information.

  • Where to begin finding articles for my research?
    Start with Masterfile or General OneFile.
    If you still need other articles, see the list of Multi-Subject databases.

  • Can I make copies in the library?
    Yes, there are 2 photocopiers in the library.  Copies are 10¢ per page.

  • Can I print an assignment or a paper in the library?
    Yes, you can print from any library computers. 
    10¢ per page cash or 6¢ per page with Print Card.
    Reloadable Print Cards can be purchased in the library for $1.00.

  • Can I use the library if I am not a student?
    Yes, anyone is welcome to use the library. 
    For more information please see our Community page.



Still have questions?
    TextChatt: 423-443-4338
    Call: 423-697-4448