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

September 2012
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ALC Last Day to Register/Drop/Add

CloseAugust 30, 2012 @ N/A
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JBS 1st Quarter Mid-Term Ends

CloseAugust 31, 2012 @ N/A
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Labor Day (no classes)

CloseSeptember 3, 2012 @ N/A

Labor Day (No Classes)

CloseSeptember 3, 2012 @ N/A

Labor Day (No Classes)

CloseSeptember 3, 2012 @ N/A
4 5 6

ALC All Campus Cookout

CloseSeptember 6, 2012 @ N/A

ALC Blood Drive

CloseSeptember 6, 2012 @ N/A

ALC Blood Drive

CloseSeptember 6, 2012 @ N/A

All-Campus Cookout

CloseSeptember 6, 2012 @ N/A
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ALC Board Retreat

CloseSeptember 7, 2012 @ N/A

JBS Elementary Field Day (K-5)

CloseSeptember 7, 2012 @ N/A
8

ACT Test Date

CloseSeptember 8, 2012 @ N/A

Men's Cross Country 5k Run

CloseSeptember 8, 2012 @ 9:00 am

Event Details >>

Knott County 5k Run in Hindman, KY— this event takes place during the Gingerbread Festival.

Women's Cross Country 5k Run

CloseSeptember 8, 2012 @ 9:00 am

Event Details >>

Knott County 5k Run at Hindman, KY — this event takes place during the Gingerbread Festival

Women's Tennis versus IU Southeast (@ Berea)

CloseSeptember 8, 2012 @ 11:00 am

Event Details >>

Lady Eagles Tennis season opener.

Women's Volleyball @ Cincinnati Clermont

CloseSeptember 8, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

Event Details >>

Lady Eagles Volleyball season opener.
9 10 11

ALC Opening Convocation

CloseSeptember 11, 2012 @ N/A

Yearbook Picture Convocation (Required of ALL students)

CloseSeptember 11, 2012 @ 9:00 am

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Yearbook photos will be taken in the Student Center, Second Floor. Required of ALL students.

Opening Convocation (Required of ALL students)

CloseSeptember 11, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

Event Details >>

In the first convocation of the semester, attorney Terry Dean Jacobs will address faculty, staff, and students.

Opening Convocation (Required of ALL students)

CloseSeptember 11, 2012 @ 1:00 pm
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Women's Volleyball @ IUSE

CloseSeptember 12, 2012 @ 7:00 pm
13

ALC MAPP Test (Freshmen & Juniors)

CloseSeptember 13, 2012 @ N/A

MAPP Testing

CloseSeptember 13, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

Event Details >>

More info coming soon. Location TBA. This is a non-convo credit event.

JBS Parent-Teacher Conference

CloseSeptember 13, 2012 @ 3:30 pm
14

JBS Senior Field Day (6-12)

CloseSeptember 14, 2012 @ N/A
15

Women's Tennis versus Carlow University

CloseSeptember 15, 2012 @ 9:00 am

Men's Cross Country @ Berea College Invitational

CloseSeptember 15, 2012 @ 11:00 am

Women's Cross Country @ Berea College Invitational

CloseSeptember 15, 2012 @ 11:00 am

Women's Tennis versus Berea College

CloseSeptember 15, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
16 17

Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A
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Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Convo

CloseSeptember 18, 2012 @ 7:30 pm

Event Details >>

In Session #1 (of 3) guest Wade Hopkins shares his message “Play to Win.”
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Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A
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Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Convo Session #2

CloseSeptember 20, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

Event Details >>

Session #2 of Hopkins’s “Play to Win.”

Religious Emphasis Convo Session #3

CloseSeptember 20, 2012 @ 7:30 pm

Event Details >>

The conclusion to the “Play to Win” message.
21

ALC Alumna/Alumnus of the Year Banquet

CloseSeptember 21, 2012 @ N/A
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Women's Tennis @ Brescia University

CloseSeptember 22, 2012 @ 2:00 pm

Event Details >>

* Game time is listed in Central Time.
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Women's Volleyball @ Berea College

CloseSeptember 24, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
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Constitution Day

CloseSeptember 25, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

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A discussion celebrating Constitution Day.
26 27

HCTC Transfer Summit

CloseSeptember 27, 2012 @ N/A
28 29

Women's Tennis versus Asbury

CloseSeptember 29, 2012 @ 11:00 am

Women's Tennis versus STLCOP

CloseSeptember 29, 2012 @ 3:00 pm
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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
2

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
4

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