2021-2022 Catalog


Located on the upper level of Phifer Hall, the Library is a place for students to do research and study. Rooms are provided for individual and group study. The Library of Congress Classification System is used for the arrangement of books, and an online catalog provides access to library collection materials for on-campus and distance learning students. An information commons consisting of 39 computer stations is available, 24 laptops available for in-library use and library-wide wireless network access.

Library resources include about 30,000 printed books, 193,780 electronic E-Books, 74 printed periodical titles, and over 2,000 videotapes and DVDs. Publications not owned by the Library may be secured through interlibrary loan. In addition, the Library provides access to a wide variety of electronic databases, which contain indexing, abstracting, and full-text retrieval of articles from an extensive library of professional, trade, and popular journals. Currently enrolled students have remote access to this vast online data by using their regular user name and password.

Library information tours are available upon request. Reference staff offers a library instruction program, which includes customized presentations, resource guides for class assignments, and guidance sheets on locating and using library resources.

The Library’s normal operating hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00am - 8:00pm and Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm. Summer hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00am - 7:00 pm and Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00pm.