Library Collections

Donald R. Welter Library

Collections Information

Circulating Collection

The circulation process at the Learning Resource Centers is automated. In order to check out materials, faculty, staff, students must present their college ID. Community patrons must complete a library card application to obtain library card and check out materials. Books may be checked out for four weeks and may be renewed online, in person or by phone.


Current periodicals are arranged alphabetically by titles on the periodical display shelves. Consult the periodical list for titles and exact holdings. Periodicals are for in-house use only.

Reference Collection

Reference books are sources used to locate a specific piece of information. Reference books have “REF” above their call numbers are housed in the Reference area. Reference books are for in-house use only.

Course Reserves

All materials that are required reading or viewing by Faculty for classes are put in the Reserve Collection behind the Information Desk. These materials must be requested from the Information Desk attendant. A borrower must have a Library Card in order to access the material. Faculty members decide whether the material is to be used only in the LRC or circulated for a limited period of time.

Other Print and Non-Print Collections

In addition to books and periodicals, the Learning Resource Center maintains collections of digital video discs and compact discs.