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Bevill State Library

In support of the BSCC Mission, the library/learning resources provides human and material resources which support, enhance and supplement the educational process wherever programs or courses are located and however they delivered, by making available a variety of information and related learning services to students, faculty and staff, and, when appropriate, to the general community.Federal Depository Library Program Logo

Library Handbook (PDF)


LibGuides is an easy to use Content Management System used by many thousands of libraries worldwide. Librarians use it to curate knowledge and share information by creating online Guides on any topic, subject, course, on any process, on anything.

Library QuickLinks

The Bevill State Community College, Fayette Campus Library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)

Library Hours

Hours may vary during summer term, semester breaks and holidays. Temporary hours are posted at the entrance of each library prior to schedule changes or available by calling the Library at 800-648-3271.

Library Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Online Resources

The following links are provided as resources that may assist you in your research. The library also provides many resources training and assistance. If you are interested in one of the services listed to the right, please contact your librarian.


If you have trouble accessing any of the databases, contact your campus librarian



Library Policies and Procedures

No food or drinks in the Library. Cell phone use is not allowed in the Library.

Bevill State Community College has designated an agent to receive notification of claimed copyright infringement on Bevill State Community College web site as required by The Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you believe your work is being infringed on Bevill State's web site, pleased notify your campus librarian.

According to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the notification of claimed infringement must include:

  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed (include ISBN, title, etc.)
  • Identification and URL of the material that is claimed to be infringing
  • Information sufficient to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, fax number, and electronic mail address
  • Other information relating to your claim


A library card, which is the student identification card, is required before books can be checked out. Books may be checked out for two weeks. Books may be renewed by phone or in person. If a book is needed by another patron, a “hold” can be placed on the book. When the book is returned, the patron will be notified by mail or telephone. Reference books and audiovisual material are to be used only in the LRC.

Ask a Librarian

  • In Person: Ideal for all questions, great for in-depth assistance.
  • By Phone: Immediate assistance and renewals. Available during operating hours only.
  • By Email: Limited to BSCC students, faculty and staff. Contact the Librarian.

Overdue Books

Fines of $0.25 a day, excluding weekends and college holidays, are charged for overdue books.  Overdue notices are sent by mail or e-mail every two weeks.

Lost Books

If books are lost or damaged, recovery cost must be paid before additional books can be borrowed. All accounts with the LRC must be cleared at the end of the semester. Students will not be allowed to register for a new semester until all books are returned and all fines are paid.

Books on Reserve

Books and other materials for special assignments or required reading are placed “On Reserve” by the faculty so that they can be used by the greatest number of students during a limited period of time. Reserve materials must be requested at the circulation desk.

Printer and Copier

A self-service copier is available for copying. The cost is $0.10 per page for black and white copies and $0.25 per page for color copies. Back files of periodicals are located in storage areas and also on microfilm. A microfilm reader/printer is provided and can be used to make copies of articles at a cost $0.10 per page.

Fayette Campus - Ext. 5141

Mary Harris, Librarian
Lesley Whitehead, Library Assistant 
Located on the East Wing of Complex

Hamilton Campus - Ext. 5356

Tammy Sanders, Librarian
Administration Building

Jasper Campus - Ext. 5748

Rebecca E. Whitten, Librarian
Pat Bowden, Library Assistant
Irma D. Nicholson Library

Pickens County Educational Center - Ext. 5646

Stephanie Butler, Librarian
491 Tuscaloosa Avenue Adjacent to Main Office Carrollton, Alabama

Sumiton Campus - Ext. 5241

Rebecca E. Whitten, Librarian
Alaina Browning, Library Assistant
First Floor Bldg. 1200