Schmidt Library

This is where LTS Help is located on campus. You'll find some lovely folks at the desk, ready to answer your library & technology questions.

We have comfy quiet areas, group study rooms, a distance learning center, a "One-Button" video recording studio, Special Collections, YCP Archives, Equipment for loan, inter-library loan services, e-books, & over 150,000 books, periodicals, videos, CDs, & scores.

Find a Book

...or DVD, CD, Periodical, &c.
  • Visit the Schmidt Library Catalog
  • Log In, in the upper right
    • Your PIN is changeme
  • Search for your book
    • If it's in our catalog, then you'll find it among the results
    • If it's not, you can likely borrow it from another library with one of these options
  • Beside Available, you'll see how many we currently have for you to check out
    • If you see a 0, then it is already checked out
    • Select the Place Hold button, if you want to check it out next
      • You'll get an email notifying you when it is available
  • Take note of the Preferred Shelf Number
  • Visit us at the LTS Help desk in the Schmidt Library either for help locating your book, or to check it out once found
    • To find it yourself, using your book's Preferred Shelf Number, consult the Library of Congress Classification
      • Oversized books are noted in their Preferred Shelf Numbers
        • They're located after Z on our shelves

Course Reserves

Students - Checkout Reserved Items

Physical Reserves

  • Visit the LTS Help desk
  • Item will be due in 2 hours & must stay in the library

  • Select your article, then enter your password
    • This should have been given to you by your professor & is likely on your syllabus

Faculty - Place Items on Reserve

Physical Reserves

  • Visit the LTS Help desk with your item
  • Fill out a blue Materials on Reserve slip
    • All information is required
  • Or, contact Nancy Godfrey: ngodfrey@ycp.edu

Personal items placed on reserve will be temporarily added into our catalog then removed at the end of the semester, unless they're placed on "indefinite" reserve.
Schmidt Library owned items can not be placed on "indefinite" reserve.
Personal items placed on reserve are expected to be picked up by the end of December for Fall semester, and end of May for the Spring semester. If they are not picked up, they will be sent to your department via inter-departmental mail.

E-Reserves

Media Production Services

  • Scanning
    • Two scanners are available to scan images to a CD, USB drive, or your email.
  • Printing
    • Including posters.
  • Ellison Paper Die Cuts
    • We have a variety of letters & shapes, including the Greek alphabet.
      • Examples of the different designs are in a binder nearby.
    • You must provide your own paper and poster board.
  • Lamination
    • 15¢ per inch.
    • 24" maximum width.
  • Viewing / Listening Equipment
    • For use within the library.
    • Headphones.
    • DVD, Blu-ray, & compact disc players.

Faculty Department Liaisons

Business

Engineering, Sciences, & Technology

Behavioral Sciences & Education

Nursing & Health Professions

Arts, Communications & Global Studies

Communication, Hospitality, & Writing / English, Humanities, & the Arts

History & Political Sciences