Policy 1203 – Library Services – Prescott Memorial Library

Revision Date: 6/1/2011

Responsible Office: Library / Provost

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/.