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About the Library

Hours

Fall and Spring Semester
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Monday through Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Fridays

Summer, Interim Period or Holidays for hours, call 757.789.1721

Staff

Janet Justis, Dean of Learning Resources

Charles Killmon, Library Specialist for Media and Technical Services

Liz Walraven, Library Specialist for Public Services

Curtis Coates, Evening Clerk

Contact Information

Phone   757.789.1721                                           
Fax   757.789.1739 
Email Address     lrc@es.vccs.edu
Address    ESCC Learning Resources Center, 29300 Lankford Highway, Melfa, VA  23410

Collections

•  Reference                    •  Circulating                        •  Reserve
•  Best Sellers                 •  Audiobooks                      •  Periodicals
•   Juvenile                        •  Child Care                         •  Media

Books and Media

  • 22,000 printed volumes
  • 50,000 electronic volumes
  • 375 best sellers (books)
  • 200 children’s books
  • 150 audiobooks on CD
  • 1,200 downloadable audiobooks, music, video
  • 1,000 DVDs and videos
  • 1,500 online government documents
  • Over 18,000 live streamed videos (Films on Demand)

Periodicals and Databases

  • 86 hardcopy subscriptions to magazines, journals and newspapers
  • 20,000 full-text electronic magazines, journals and newspapers
  • Over 100 databases covering all academic subjects
  • Remote access for students and faculty (use your MyESCC
    username/password to access databases and eBooks off campus)

Library Instruction

  • Online tutorials
  • Individualized help
  • Classroom instruction
  • Study Guides and research help online / check out our LibGuides 24/7
  • Virtual Reference 24/7

Reciprocal Borrowing

  • Interlibrary loan service for students and faculty

Computers, Printers, Copier

  • 16 public computers + 6 laptops and 6 Netbooks for student checkout
  • Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher
  • 3 networked printers, (no charge for ESCC students; print responsibly)
  • Book copier (10¢ per page)
  • Book and document scanner (no charge/ save to flash drive or email)

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