Library Snapshot

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 375,000 items were circulated from the Library’s physical holdings or retrieved through inter-library services and databases.

Library Mission

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, 2019-2020

Holdings Items
Bound Volumes – Books & Periodicals 472,503
Electronic Books 133,227
Government Documents 2,666,483
Microform Units 578,250
Audio-Visual Materials 647
Maps 40,956
TOTAL 3,851,110
Circulation Items
Checked Out/In-House Use 7,822
Articles Delivered Electronically 364,230
Books & Articles InterLibrary Services 6,441
TOTAL 378,493
InterLibrary Services Items
Items Loaned (Books & Articles) 4,149
Items Borrowed (Books & Articles) 2,113
Items Delivered (Articles for Fee) 179
TOTAL 6,441