Your Source for Knowledge & Research
The SLCC library maintains full libraries at the Lafayette and New Iberia campuses along with library resource centers at all other SLCC sites. Through these facilities, students are able to access books, periodicals, reference materials, and electronic resources. Seating space for individual and group study is provided throughout the libraries. Computer labs at each campus and site enable students to access electronic resources found online. Online electronic resources include the following:
- The SLCC Library Catalog
- Electronic Books (eBooks)
- Scholarly Research Databases
- Academic Video Databases
- Certification and Licensure Exam Preparation
- Skill building resources for Reading, Writing, Math, & Basic Science
SLCC Library is also a member of the Louisiana Library Information Network Consortium (LALINC). The support staff of LALINC, referred to as LOUIS, provides central support services to all LALINC members. These services include: provision of library automation services and a union catalog, licensing of full-text electronic resources and training and consulting to member libraries. Through use of the LALINC library card, SLCC patrons are entitled to check out library materials from most Louisiana college and university libraries.
Library materials are available to students and faculty at all SLCC campuses and sites. In addition, materials with other Louisiana libraries is available through Interlibrary Loan. Accessibility to library materials world-wide is available through the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), a worldwide library cooperative. Distance education students have access to all of the LOUIS electronic resources in addition to other electronic resource licenses purchased individually by SLCC.