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Learning Resource Center


The Learning Resource Center has numerous features that benefit students, including books, computer laboratories, a printer/copier, poster printer, laminator, DVDs and videos.

General Collection

The General Collection in the Learning Resource Center includes a variety of Education-related books in areas such as curriculum, teaching, controlling the classroom, Special Education, Multicultural Education, ESL, Language Arts, Math, Science and more. Educational kits, such as manipulatives for Math, and a fiction section are also included.

Textbooks for lesson planning

The LRC maintains a collection of textbooks from Grades PK-12. The textbooks are especially useful for designing lesson plans. The collection contains teacher and student editions as well as supplemental material. Subjects covered range from Social Studies and Science to Music and Foreign Language.

The textbook collection is organized and shelved separately from our other collections. In addition it has a unique cataloging system, but can be searched in the same databases as our other materials. The textbooks are organized according to subject, publisher, year, grade level, and format.

The LRC uses the Library of Congress call number system for its collections, with the exception of textbooks and journals.


Many journals are now available online or as electronic journals at

  • Journals are for use only in the LRC to keep them available for patrons.
  • Copies can be made in the LRC for $0.10 per page.
  • When finished with journals, please return them to the circulation desk.
  • If we do not have a particular journal, check to see if the University Libraries keep it in Watson Library, or you can check to see if it can be found on-line through our on-line resources.


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Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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