Q. How is the Learning Resources Division organized?
The Learning Resources Division is organized in three main units:
The Access Services Unit maintains a collection of well over 500,000 volumes, more than 600 periodicals, microforms, and comprehensive media resources. The unit is responsible for lending materials, engaging in interlibrary loans, and providing media equipment to support instruction. It also operates computer and multimedia laboratories for patrons use and an auditorium for large group instruction.
The Information Services Unit provides assistance to patrons in identifying and locating materials in all formats, managing the collections and identifying the resources needed to support instruction and research. Faculty in this unit conduct orientation and bibliographic instruction classes. This unit is also responsible for the acquisition and cataloging tasks and the processing of the serial subscriptions.
Academic Technology Services
The Academic Technology Services Unit maintains the activities and services offered by the Center for Instructional Development and Distance Learning and provides faculty assistance with online course development and management. The unit is responsible for facilitating the use of the Blackboard Learning System, the Flashlight Program, and others to support and enhance learning and assessment.