Alice Lloyd College

McGaw Library and Learning Center

McGaw Library is located on the second floor of the McGaw Library and Learning Center in the center of campus; the ALC Computer Lab is located on the first floor. Alice Lloyd students have access to the book and audiovisual collections of McGaw Library and are served by an experienced staff of professional librarians. Students receive assistance in locating information needed for writing research papers and other course assignments. Students also have access to extensive inter-library Loan Services through McGaw Library’s participation in cooperative agreements with other libraries in the Appalachian region.

McGaw Library and Learning Center

McGaw Library and Learning Center

As part of its Appalachian emphasis, the Library houses an Appalachian Collection of approximately 3,000 volumes and administers the Photographic Archives and the Appalachian Oral History Project. In the Photographic Archives, old photographs of the Central Appalachian region are collected and indexed as a scholarly resource to preserve the visual history of the region. The Appalachian Oral History Project includes the participation of three other colleges in Kentucky, Virginia and North Carolina.

McGaw Library’s other offerings to students, faculty, staff, and community:

  • A Reference Area
  • Library Tours and Orientation – Open to everyone
  • Reference Services – including Bibliographic Instruction
  • OPAC (Open Public Access Catalog)
  • Computer Search Area
  • Circulation Area
  • A Periodicals Section
  • Audio/Visual Materials
  • Inter-library Loan
  • Study Areas
  • Photocopying Services
  • Appalachian Special Collection
  • Archive Area, including Appalachian Photo Collection
  • Appalachian Oral History Collection
  • Lamination

Hours (Fall and Spring)

Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Hours (Summer Hours)

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed 

McGaw Library Phone Numbers:

Front Desk (606) 368-6132
Director (606) 368-6113
Reference (606) 368-6117
Cataloging (606) 368-6114
Archives (606) 368-6132
Inter-library loan (606) 368-6117
Fax (606) 368-6212
Renewal by phone (606) 368-6132

Library Staff

Andrew Busroe, Director of Library (606) 368-6132
Jeannie Galloway, Public Service Librarian (606) 368-6117
Nicholas Adams, Library Secretary (606) 368-6132
Janice Hicks, Cataloging & Technical Service Assistant (606) 368-6114

Online Database and Resources

(All sites are available on campus without passwords. For any questions concerning off-campus passwords please see Ms. Galloway.)

OPAC
EBSCO A to Z

NEWSBANK – includes Early American Imprints, I
Mango Languages
Digital Library of Appalachia
Polling The Nation
Kentucky Virtual Library
FirstSearch
America’s News
Lexington Herald-Leader (search dates 4/25/83 to current)

PLEASE NOTE: Materials from the following databases can be accessed through EBSCO A to Z :

  • Statesman’s Yearbook
  • Litfinder
  • Grove Art Online (Oxford
  • Grove Music Online (Oxford)
  • E-books from McGaw Library’s catalog
  • Oxford Reference
  • ARTstor
  • JSTOR
  • EBSCO Periodicals (KYVL)
  • Country Watch

Technology Center

Computer Labs
The first floor of the McGaw Library and Learning Center includes the Bill and Hilda Baum Technology Center. The technology center consists of a walk-in computer laboratory for ALC students, which is open approximately 75 hours per week. The computer lab is used for scheduled classes where faculty members make use of the technology. The lab features state-of-the-art computers, the latest software, laser printers for output, and have Internet access. Computers run Windows XP Pro, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint), and McAfee Virus Scan. Lab hours are posted on the door and communicated to faculty and staff. A casual lounge is located between the computer lab and the Ralph Edwards Auditorium.

Information about all other computer labs on the campus of Alice Lloyd College can be found in Academic Resources.

 

Upcoming Events

Calendar

October 2012
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Office of Admissions Breast Cancer Awareness Month Begins

CloseOctober 1, 2012 @ N/A

Men's Cross Country @ UPike Invitational

CloseOctober 1, 2012 @ 5:00 pm

Women's Cross Country @ UPike Invitational

CloseOctober 1, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
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LE 101 Dining Etiquette Seminars

CloseOctober 2, 2012 @ N/A

Event Details >>

This special seminar is sponsored by the ALC Leadership Program.
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Marshall University College Fair

CloseOctober 3, 2012 @ N/A
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JBS 1st Quarter Grades Due

CloseOctober 4, 2012 @ N/A
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SAT Test Date

CloseOctober 6, 2012 @ N/A

Women's Volleyball versus Midway

CloseOctober 6, 2012 @ 12:00 pm
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ALC Midterm Grades Due

CloseOctober 10, 2012 @ N/A

JBS Science Fair

CloseOctober 10, 2012 @ N/A
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JBS Grandparents' Day

CloseOctober 12, 2012 @ N/A
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ALC Alumni Association Meeting

CloseOctober 13, 2012 @ N/A

Appalachia Day Homecoming

CloseOctober 13, 2012 @ N/A

Appalachia Day Homecoming

CloseOctober 13, 2012 @ N/A

Fall Open House

CloseOctober 13, 2012 @ 8:00 am

Eagles vs. Alumni

CloseOctober 13, 2012 @ 10:00 am

Eagles vs Alumni

CloseOctober 13, 2012 @ 3:00 pm

Lady Eagles vs Alumni

CloseOctober 13, 2012 @ 4:30 pm

The Penny Loafers

CloseOctober 13, 2012 @ 7:00 pm

Event Details >>

The Penny Loafers, an all-male quartet, treats us to a special performance during Appalachia Day Homecoming.
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Breast Cancer Awareness

CloseOctober 16, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

Event Details >>

A fundraising event sponsored by PBL.
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ALC Fall Break (No Classes)

CloseOctober 18, 2012 @ N/A

Fall Break (No Classes)

CloseOctober 18, 2012 @ N/A

JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

CloseOctober 18, 2012 October 19, 2012 @ N/A
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JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

CloseOctober 18, 2012 October 19, 2012 @ N/A

Women's Tennis @ IU Southeast

CloseOctober 19, 2012 @ N/A
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Women's Tennis @ Midway

CloseOctober 20, 2012 @ 11:00 am
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ALC Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 22, 2012 @ N/A

Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 22, 2012 @ N/A
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ALC Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 22, 2012 @ N/A

Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 22, 2012 @ N/A

Choices

CloseOctober 23, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

Event Details >>

Mountain Comprehensive Care guests in this very important convo during Alcohol Awareness Week.
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ALC Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 22, 2012 @ N/A

Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 22, 2012 @ N/A
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ALC Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 22, 2012 @ N/A

Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 22, 2012 @ N/A

Shame the Devil!: An Audience with Fanny Kemble (Convo 1)

CloseOctober 25, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

Event Details >>

As a prelude to tonight’s performance, please join us for a lecture by Kathi Ellis about Shame the Devil!: An Audience with Fanny Kemble.

Women's Volleyball versus Bluefield College

CloseOctober 25, 2012 @ 5:00 pm

Shame the Devil!: An Audience with Fanny Kemble

CloseOctober 25, 2012 @ 7:30 pm

Event Details >>

Megan Burnett performs her one-woman show Shame the Devil!: An Audience with Fanny Kemble.
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JBS Fall Festival

CloseOctober 26, 2012 @ N/A

Women's Tennis @ KIAC Tournament (@ IU East)

CloseOctober 26, 2012 @ N/A

Men's Cross Country @ Kentucky Christian Invitational

CloseOctober 26, 2012 @ 4:00 pm

Women's Cross Country @ Kentucky Christian Invitational

CloseOctober 26, 2012 @ 4:00 pm
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ACT Test Date

CloseOctober 27, 2012 @ N/A
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Trunk or Treat (Admissions Ambassadors)

CloseOctober 31, 2012 @ N/A
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Eagle Day Saturday

CloseNovember 3, 2012 @ N/A

SAT Test Date

CloseNovember 3, 2012 @ N/A