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Policy 1203 - Library Services - Prescott Memorial Library

Revision Date: 6/1/2011

Responsible Office: Library / Vice President for Academic Affairs


Traditional Library resources include 462,447 books, 578,081 microforms, and 2,000 periodical subscriptions. The Library is a U.S. Government Documents Regional Depository, one of only fifty-three in the nation, a U.S. Map Depository, and a State of Louisiana Documents Depository. The Library houses over 2,569,644 government documents. Total collections number 3,715,305 items. In addition to these traditional materials, the Library has 62,931 electronic books and other electronic resources available in the Library or through its web page at http://www.latech.edu/library/.

Services provide access to additional resources in several ways. The Interlibrary Services department provides rapid response to requests by using a web request form, and digital technologies are used to provide internet document delivery and a statewide courier service provides book delivery. The time between a ILL request and receipt of material (including books) is often only 24 hours. For additional information, call the Library or see “Library Services” at http://www.latech.edu/library/.


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