The Prescott Memorial Library is open year round to allow students and community members access to its specialized collections. The online services provided through the Library’s website allows access even when the building is closed.
More than 390,000 items were circulated from the Library’s physical holdings or retrieved through inter-library services and databases.
On average, 600 Louisiana Tech students, faculty, and staff made daily use of the Library’s facilities and resources, in person or by remote access, and retrieved 1,200 items per day as they did so.
Rita Franks, Executive Director of Libraries
Prescott Memorial Library exists to support the curricular, research, and service activities of Louisiana Tech University. Prescott Library strives to provide this support to all constituents of the University.
Library Statistics, 2016-2017
|Bound Volumes – Books & Periodicals||470,872|
|Checked Out/In-House Use||21,117|
|Articles Delivered Electronically||363,571|
|Books & Articles InterLibrary Services||8,440|
|Items Loaned (Books & Articles)||5,563|
|Items Borrowed (Books & Articles)||2,680|
|Items Delivered (Articles for Fee)||197|