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Welcome to the CLTCC BobCat Library!

Library Resources

 

To locate electronic books (eBooks):

  1. Click on "Search the Catalog" in the search box above; this will take you to the Library's Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)
  2. Put your search term in the search box
  3. Click "Search"
  4. On the left side, scroll down until you see "Material Type", then select "Electronic Book"
  5. Select the book you would like to read by clicking on the hyperlink after the words "Electronic Access"

Quick tips for finding books:

  • Think about the topics your instructor has discussed in class
  • Use keywords and subject terms
  • Write down all the ideas that come to mind when you think about your topic

If you need help, contact a librarian at 318.487.5443 ext. 1137/1931 or library@cltcc.edu.

CLTCC students, faculty, and staff, to access the databases, click on the database you would like to use, then login using your LoLA username and password when prompted.

Alternate option: In your search engine window, open another tab and log into LoLA. Your browser should remain open. Closing your browser terminates any search in progress. If you click on the link, it will open in a new window.

 

To search the databases (electronic journals/periodicals):

  1. If you know which database you'd like to use, select it from the dropdown menu above, then click "GO"
  2. If you do not know which database you'd like to use, click on "View More Results" beneath the dropdown menu, that will take you to the A to Z Database List and you can select from there (the databases have descriptions written underneath to help you choose the appropriate one)
  3. Once you have selected the appropriate database, you will land on a search page
  4. Enter your term(s) into the search bar(s)
  5. Click on "Search"
  6. You can limit your search using the left side of the screen
  7. Read the abstract under the article to determine if it meets your needs
  8. To access the article, click on the hyperlink underneath the article

Quick tips for finding articles:

  • Think about the topics your instructor has discussed in class
  • Use keywords and subject terms
  • Write down all the ideas that come to mind when you think about your topic
  • As you type in your search terms, pay attention to the suggested terms that are added during your search
  • Use the left side of the screen to limit your results by year, subject, and publication

Remember:

  • Linked Full Text - Will bring up the entire article so that you do not have to submit a request (select this box on the left side of the screen)
  • Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals - contain articles that were evaluated by professionals for accuracy, but you still want to verify the information for your own research purposes

If you need help, contact a librarian at 318.487.5443 ext. 1137/1931 or library@cltcc.edu.

 

 

To access the databases from off campus, you will need your LoLA username and password.

If your need help, contact the Librarian at 318.487.5443 ext. 1137 or library@cltcc.edu.

 

This is a comprehensive list of electronic journals owned by Central Louisiana Technical Community College. The journals are divided by category.

To access these journals off campus, you will need your LoLA username and password.

If your need help, contact the Librarian at 318.487.5443 ext. 1137 or library@cltcc.edu.

 

WorldCat is a global catalog of library collections. You can search for books, music, video, articles and much more at a library near you.

Library Orientation

CLTCC Library Orientation

To download the CLTCC Library Orientation PDF, click the link below.

To download the Guide to Available Databases PDF, click the link below.

For tutorials (aka LibGuides or Guides), scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Database of the Month

Quick Facts

  • Recommended for the Practical Nursing program
  • 7,400,000 records

  • 5,500 journals indexed

 

  • 30 active full-text, non-open access journals
  • 1,300 journal with searchable cited references

 

Database Courtesy of: In Partnership with LOUIS

eBooks of the Month

You will need your LOLA username and password to access this eBook.

Comments and/or Suggestions

We are interested in your input, feel free to leave a comment or suggestion letting us know how we can improve our services: 

https://cltcclibrary.cltcc.edu/libraryorientation/comments.

Library Hours

2021 SPRING HOURS

Mondays and Wednesdays 
  • 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Reference Services

  • 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
  • 8:00 am -  4:30 pm

Reference Services

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday - Sunday 
  • Closed

To protect the health and safety of library patrons and staff, the following rules will be observed:

  •  Masks must be worn at all times
  • Patrons must use hand sanitizer
  • Patrons and staff must observe recommended 6 ft social distancing requirement
  • Library is limited to 6 people at any time, including library staff
  • Library use is limited to 2 hours per day per patron, unless otherwise cleared with the Librarian on duty

You can find current information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as CLTCC specific information, at cltcc.edu/alert/1605733/coronavirus-update.

If you need help, contact a librarian at 318.487.5443 ext. 1137/1931 or library@cltcc.edu.

 Remember, our e-Resources are available 24/7!

 

Mission Statement

Our Mission

The Central Louisiana Technical Community College Library and Learning Resource Centers (CLTCC Library and LRCs) exist to support the mission, vision, strategic plan, and learning outcomes of Central Louisiana Technical Community College. Our staff, collection, resources, and services exist to support academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, social awareness, and workforce development. To that end, the library endeavors to educate students to recognize their information needs, and then, locate, evaluate, and use the information they've gathered both ethically and effectively.

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