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Library Observations

Resources for various library celebrations and observances.

Welcome to Community College Week


Community College Week is an opportunity for you to discover everything Central Louisiana Technical Community College has to offer!

For a schedule of college wide events, click here.

Library Events

Welcome to the Central Louisiana Technical Community College Central Louisiana Technical Community College Library!

The CLTCC Library provides all its resources electronically through the CLTCC Library website. There are over 100,000 electronic periodical titles, electronic books (ebooks), images, and videos available for student, faculty, and staff use. Students, faculty, and staff have access to these extensive resources both on- and off-campus.

To access the databases, use your LoLA username and password.

Remote access is particularly beneficial to our library users, as access to CLTCC library’s online resources are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year from anywhere Internet access is available. 

This Library Guide (LibGuide) will cover the resources and services the library provides, how to access those resources, and more. Click each tab to learn more.

For more information, contact the Librarian at 318.487.5443 ext. 1137/1931 or [email protected].

Central Louisiana Technical Community College Library Orientation

  1. Library Mission / Hours of Operation
  2. Library Services
  3. What are Electronic Resources?
  4. How Do I...
  5. Collection Development
  6. Comments and/or Suggestions
  7. Get Help

The CLTCC Library is an electronic library, this means that you have 24/7 hour access to the library's resources. In order to access the library's resources, you need your LoLA username and password. 


Orientation - Want to learn more about the library and the services we offer? This LibGuide provides you with in-depth information, tutorials, and so much more.

Catalog - Are you looking for an electronic resource? Use this link to search the catalog for ebooks, journal articles, and more.

Credo InfoLit - Want to test your information literacy skills? Click the link to access a set of online videos, tutorials, and quizzes covering information literacy. Information Literacy is the ability to find, evaluate, organize, use, and communicate information in all its various formats.

Northstar Digital Literacy - Do you struggle with using technology? Want to show your employer that you have tech skills? Connect with Northstar's learning content to develop your tech skills and earn badges and certificates to show employers.

PrepStep for College - Are you looking for practice tests? Here's a collection of practice tests (NCLEX, ASVAB, and other placement tests), tutorials, and college success tips. Create a free account to save your work in progress, store score reports, and revisit practice tests, tutorials, and more.

Recommended Reading - Need something to read? Want to learn something new? Check out our recommended reading list.

The library is more than just ebooks and journal articles! We can also help you develop your study skills and find time management tools to be more productive:

  • Study playlists - Spotify playlists with a variety of music styles to help you focus.
    Listening to music while studying has a few key benefits: eases stress, activates both sides of the brain to increase memory, and so much more. For more information about the health benefits of music, watch: doctors investigate the benefits of singing for the elderly.
  • 7 Tips to increase your productivity as a student
    • Track your time.
    • Plan ahead.
    • Take regular breaks.
    • Set deadlines for yourself.
    • Group your errands.
    • Eat healthy.
    • Get plenty of sleep.

      For more information about building better productivity and organizational skills, visit PrepSTEP for Colleges and select the "College Success Skills" module. You will need your LoLA username and password to access the database. Make sure you create a free account so you can save your work.

It's important to relax. Especially when you're a student. You're balancing a lot: school work, home life, friends, etc. This can cause a great deal of stress. Stress can cause emotional and physical harm. We want you to be healthy in all aspects of your life.

Here are 7 important benefits of relaxation:

  • Eases ailments
  • Improves concentration
  • Improves energy levels
  • Balances hormone production
  • Improves emotional well being
  • Reduces anger and frustration
  • Lowers blood pressure and increases blood flow


Relaxation apps:

Sometimes you need to get away and have a little fun, but getting away isn't possible, so here's the next best thing: take a virtual vacation!

Love animals? Here are a few zoo cams: