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Library Orientation

This guide provides information about how to access the CLTCC Library/LRC resources.

Library Website

Website

The Library's main page is located at https://cltcclibrary.cltcc.edu/home

 

About Us

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.

About Us

The CLTCC Library and LRCs offer a wide range of resources for students, faculty, and staff. The CLTCC Library and LRCs are committed to offering excellent services while adhering to Central Louisiana Technical Community College's overall mission.

With computers for student use, high-speed internet access, wireless network, digital scanning, and free printing for assignments, the CLTCC Library and LRCs serve as study, printing, and research hubs for students. In addition to individual PCs, the CLTCC Library and LRCs feature an extensive online collection of e-books and e-journals. The CLTCC Library and LRCs are also part of the LOUIS consortium, giving CLTCC students, faculty, and staff access to a wide variety of resources.

Electronic Resources

24-hour online access to:

  • 98 databases
  • Over 71,000 full-text electronic journals
  • Over 45,000 e-books
  • Collection of digital images

Librarians are happy to assist with any questions you may have. For more information, contact the Librarian at 318.487.5443 ext. 1137 or library@cltcc.edu.

2020 Summer Hours

Monday, June 15 - Thursday, August 9, 2020

Mondays and Wednesdays 

  • 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • 7:00 am - 11:00 am
  • 11:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday - 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

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 assistance, contact the librarian at library@cltcc.edu.

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

Library Rules & Policies

NOTE: All rules are subject to change and new rules may be added as needed.

Food and Drinks:

  • No food allowed in the library
  • Drinks must be in a travel mug or water bottle
  • Trash must be placed in trash cans

Noise:

  • Please be respectful and speak in a quiet voice
  • Only listen to music/watch videos (on any device) if you have headphones (keep volume at a level that only you can hear)
  • Library faculty reserve the right to ask patrons who are noisy or disruptive to contain or reduce the noise; patrons may be asked to leave the library if they violate request

Mobile Phones:

  • Cell phones are required to be set to vibrate/silent ring in the library

Other:

  • No tobacco use of any kind is permitted on CLTCC campuses

Library FAQs:

1. How many books may a student borrow?
The CLTCC Library and Learning Resource Centers (CLTCC Library and LRCs) is a non-lending library, therefore, all print resources must remain in the library or LRC.

2. Are cell phone allowed in the CLTCC Library and LRCs?

Cell phones are allowed, but all cell phones should be set to vibrate/silent. If possible, take all conversations to the lobby. Please do not use your speaker phone when taking a phone call.

3. Is the CLTCC Library and LRCs open during student breaks?

The CLTCC Library and LRCs are closed whenever the College is officially closed. Please check the CLTCC Library and LRCs website for our hours.

4. Does the CLTCC Library and LRCs have any study rooms?

The main CLTCC Library has two study rooms. However, they are closed due to COVID-19.

5. Are there computers in the CLTCC Library and LRCs?

Yes, the CLTCC Library and LRCs have computers for student use.

6. Can students use the CLTCC Library and LRCs e-books from home?

Yes, to gain remote access to e-books and other e-resources from off campus, you will need your LoLA username and password. 

Library/Learning Resource Center Locations

CAMPUS ADDRESS CONTACT NUMBER
Alexandria Main Campus 516 Murray Street, Alexandria, LA 71301 318.487.5443
MacArthur Extension 4311 South MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, LA 71302 318.487.5443
Ferriday Campus 2100 E.E. Wallace Boulevard, P.O. Box 1465, Ferriday, LA 71334 318.757.6501
Huey P. Long Campus 5960 Highway 167 North, P.O. Box 871, Winnfield, LA 71483 318.628.4342
Lamar Salter Campus 15014 Lake Charles Highway, Leesville, LA 71446 337.537.3135
Natchitoches Campus 6587 Highway 1 Bypass, P.O. Box 657, Natchitoches, LA 71457 318.357.3162
Rod Brady Campus 521 East Bradford Street, P.O. Box 62, Jena, LA 71342 318.992.2910
Sabine Valley Campus 1255 Fisher Road, Many LA 71449 318.256.4102
Ward H. Nash Avoyelles Campus 508 Choupique Street, P.O. Box 307, Cottonport, LA 71327 318.876.2401

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