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Off Campus Services

The James H. Carson Library of Lees-McRae College is pleased to provide off-campus students with a variety of services, including access to the Library's Online Catalog and other electronic resources, delivery of books and journal articles, and reference help by phone, fax, and Email.


Electronic Resources

  • Online Catalog - Contains books and e-books at Lees-McRae and 27 member colleges of the Appalachian College Association. Total access is to approximately 4.5 million items.
  • Access to databases from off-campus locations is via proxy services. Use the link off-campus database access to view the menu of available databases.
  • NCLive Databases - Over 50 databases and 5,500 full-text journals. (Please contact the Library or your instructor for current password and user ID.)

Document Delivery

Off-campus students may request books or articles by Email, fax, or phone. Information provided should include student's name, address to which item should be sent (physical address or fax number), and all information about the item requested, exactly as it appears in the source of reference (Online Catalog, index, etc.).

Please submit requests as follows:
Phone: 828-898-8727
Fax: 828-898-8710
Email: hayesra@lmc.edu

You may also wish to check with your instructor to see whether he or she might be able to deliver materials requested from the Library.


Reference Service - Reference help is available by phone or email

Phone: 828-898-8727 (Library Office/General Reference)
Email: preswood@lmc.edu


Contact Information

James H. Carson Library
Lees-McRae College
PO Box 67
Banner Elk, NC 28604
(828) 898-8727