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 2013
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1st Quarter Grades Due

CloseOctober 2, 2013 @ N/A
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Fall Festival

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ N/A

Women's Volleyball vs. IU Kokomo

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ 3:00 pm

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Match to be played at Midway College.

America's Funniest Professor - Dr. Carl Hurley

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

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Dinner & a show. Special fundraiser for The June Buchanan School.

Women's Volleyball @ Midway College

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

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MCVB Tri-Match
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Men's Golf @ Berea College Fall Tournament

CloseOctober 5, 2013 @ N/A

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@ Battlefield Golf Course – Berea, KY

Women's Tennis @ SLCOP

CloseOctober 5, 2013 @ 11:00 am

Women's Tennis @ IU East

CloseOctober 5, 2013 @ 2:00 pm
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Breast Cancer Awareness PBL Fundraiser

CloseOctober 8, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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This convocation serves as a fundraiser for Phi Beta Lambda (PBL).
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Midterm Grades Due

CloseOctober 9, 2013 @ N/A

Science Fair

CloseOctober 9, 2013 @ N/A
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Grandparent's Day

CloseOctober 11, 2013 @ N/A
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Alumni Association Meeting

CloseOctober 12, 2013 @ N/A

Appalachia Day Homecoming

CloseOctober 12, 2013 @ N/A

Appalachia Day Homecoming

CloseOctober 12, 2013 @ N/A
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LE 101 Required Seminar - "Alice Lloyd: Stay on Stranger, 1876-1962"

CloseOctober 15, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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A non-convocation credit event; however, all students in LE 101 are required to attend. ALC welcomes special guest Jacqueline Kohl-Hamilton. Mrs. Hamilton will present her performance of “Alice Lloyd: Stay on Stranger, 1876-1962.”
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Fall Board Meeting

CloseOctober 18, 2013 @ N/A

Men's Golf JV Tournament @ Union College

CloseOctober 18, 2013 @ N/A

Women's Volleyball Tri-Match @ Berea College

CloseOctober 18, 2013 @ 12:00 pm

Event Details >>

Match 1 versus IU East @ 12 PM Match 2 versus Berea @ 2 PM Match 3 versus Brescia @ 4 PM
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Women's Tennis versus Berea College

CloseOctober 19, 2013 @ 11:00 am
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Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 21, 2013 @ N/A
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Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 21, 2013 @ N/A

AIKCU's Private College Appreciation Day

CloseOctober 22, 2013 @ N/A

Substance Abuse: Glenda Shrum, KY Courts Case Specialist

CloseOctober 22, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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As part of this special week, Alice Lloyd will welcome Glenda Shrum, KY Courts Case Specialist, who will speak to the students about substance abuse.
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Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 21, 2013 @ N/A
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Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 21, 2013 @ N/A

Fall Break (No Classes)

CloseOctober 24, 2013 @ N/A

Fall Break (No Classes)

CloseOctober 24, 2013 @ N/A
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Women's Volleyball vs. Appalachian Bible College

CloseOctober 25, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
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Men's Cross Country @ Midway Invitational

CloseOctober 26, 2013 @ 12:00 pm

Women's Cross Country @ Midway Invitational

CloseOctober 26, 2013 @ 12:00 pm
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Women's Volleyball vs. Crown College

CloseOctober 28, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

Women's Volleyball vs. UPike

CloseOctober 28, 2013 @ 7:30 pm

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Final home game of the season.
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Leadership 101 Dining Etiquette Seminars

CloseOctober 30, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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This is a non-convocation credit event, but it is required of all LE 101 students. Sponsored by the ALC Leadership Program, Terri Thompson will teach students dining etiquette. There are three seminars in total. This is the first.
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LE 101 Dining Etiquette Seminars

CloseOctober 31, 2013 @ 8:00 am

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This is a non-convocation credit event, but it is required of all LE 101 students. Sponsored by the ALC Leadership Program, Terri Thompson will teach students dining etiquette. There are three seminars in total. These are the final two.

Terri Thompson Presents "Leadership: Where Do You Stand?"

CloseOctober 31, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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A favorite guest in the Caney Convocation Series, Terri Thompson will present Leadership: Where Do You Stand? Passion, Persistence, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

LE 101 Dining Etiquette Seminars

CloseOctober 31, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

Event Details >>

This is a non-convocation credit event, but it is required of all LE 101 students. Sponsored by the ALC Leadership Program, Terri Thompson will teach students dining etiquette. There are three seminars in total. These are the final two.

Eagle Madness!

CloseOctober 31, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

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Join us as we open basketball season!

Eagle Madness!

CloseOctober 31, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

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Come join us as we open basketball season! Get a first look at the men’s and women’s basketball teams, as well as the ALC cheerleaders and dance team. Support your Eagles!
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Fall Open House

CloseNovember 2, 2013 @ N/A

Men's Basketball versus Union College

CloseNovember 2, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

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Season Opener