More than twenty computer workstations provide access to the Internet, library electronic databases, and a selection of Microsoft Office applications. Other library features include conference and study rooms, study carrels and tables, leisure reading areas, and a copier.
The college librarian and other library staff are available to assist in locating information and using the library’s resources. Interlibrary Loan is available to all students, faculty, and staff to help them acquire the materials they need. The library also has a full program of bibliographic instruction to help students learn to do quality research and citations.
The library’s main collection contains over 12,000 print volumes and over 20,000 subscriptions to ebooks and electronic journals. There is a sizable leisure reading collection of books and graphic novels, as well as an audiovisual collection featuring over 1500 feature and educational films on DVD as well as hundreds of music CDs. Films and music can also be streamed online via the library databases.
Temporary Hours of Operation For Quiet Study Space
The VC Library will be available only to current students seeking a quiet study space from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on May 1 and May 4-7. Students will not be able to use the computer lab or check out materials.
The VC Gonzales Center will also be available only to current students seeking a quiet study space from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on May 1, 4, and 6 and from 8 a.m.-noon on May 5 and 7.
Study areas will be routinely disinfected, and social distancing will be enforced. Students are encouraged to wear a face covering while on camps in accordance with the CDC recommendations.