GCSU LIBRARY AND INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER
The Library and Instructional Technology Center consists of the Library, Museum, Special Collections, Web Enabled Resources, Media Production Resources, and the Instructional Technology Center. Working collaboratively with the academic colleges and departments, the LITC promotes a greater use and evaluation of technology to support teaching and to improve student learning. Created to foster innovation in instructional technology and access to information resources, the LITC was conceptualized to be the heart of the residential campus, containing a wide variety of spaces for instruction, research, reflection, conversation, and creativity.
Access Services consists of Circulation and Interlibrary Loan departments. Circulation provides library information, access to GCSU Library materials, reserve materials and GIL Express requests for books from the USG libraries. Interlibrary Loan provides access to materials available from libraries across the United States and certain international libraries. For assistance with or information about any of these services contact the Circulation Desk at (478) 445-4047.
Special Collections maintains the University Archives, the Paul D. Coverdell Papers, the Flannery O'Connor Collection, rare books and manuscript collections and the Horology Collection. The staff provides research assistance for all materials contained within the department and is responsible for providing quality outreach programs for the department. For further information/assistance, please call (478) 445-0988 or contact the department via email at email@example.com.
Technical Services orders and processes all library materials, including books, serials, and audio-visual materials. Technical Services provides access to information resources located at the GCSU Library through the library catalog. Information about ordering library materials can be found at: http://www2.gcsu.edu/library/Information.html
Liaisons to academic departments facilitate communication and work together with faculty to acquire and maintain a library collection relevant to university needs. For more information on liaisons, please visit http://library.gcsu.edu/techserv/liaisons.html.
Instruction and Reference Services provides assistance to all library users at the Reference Desk, as well as through the new Ask-a-Librarian email interface: firstname.lastname@example.org. I&RS Librarians teach the library component of ENGL 1101, as well as library research instruction for other courses and levels as requested by faculty. I&RS also creates and maintains online research guides and tutorials. For more information about Instruction and Reference Services, or for research assistance, please call (478) 445-0979.
The Museum adopts a multidisciplinary approach to reach diverse communities through educational programs and exhibitions for both the university community and the general public. The Museum has three galleries, including the Flannery O'Connor Room. The Museum also has a multipurpose electronically-equipped education room available for instruction and special events. For more information about the Museum, please visit http://library.gcsu.edu/museum/ or call (478) 445-4391. All inquiries regarding the reservation of this space should be made to Facility Reservations at (478) 445-2749 or online at http://info.gcsu.edu/intranet/ce_ps/furf/default.html
Media Production Resources offers a wide array of services to GCSU students, faculty, staff and administrators. University Television offers video production services and cable programming to GCSU students, faculty, staff and administrators. Call the studio at (478) 445-2952 for bookings and for more information. Audio Visual services are offered to the main campus for official university events. Call the AV Office for more information at (478) 445-0532. Media Production Resources also provides all cable TV services and programming to residence halls and academic and administrative buildings on the Milledgeville Campus. Call the TV Studio for more information about our cable TV offerings at (478) 445-2952.
The Instructional Technology Center is an open access multimedia computer resource for the Georgia College & State University campus community, providing students with the latest high-end computer workstations (including both Macintosh and PC platforms) equipped with all industry standard and academically required software packages. It has been carefully designed to include the computer and multimedia production tools needed to support current and future academic programs as well as student-driven digital media and technology projects. The labs may be reserved by instructors for classes. For more information concerning the technology labs, please contact (478) 445-4219.
Web Enabled Resources (WER) maintains and manages a number of instructional systems such as WebCT Vista, the Faculty Web Server and the USG Podcasting Server. WER offers training in the basic and intermediate use of Vista and assists faculty in the development of advanced instructional content. WER is engaged in a continuing R&D program aimed at identifying emerging technologies that show promise in the pursuit of educational objectives. WER also develops systems and applications that facilitate academic business processes such as the on-line Catalogs, Campus Directory, SACS Reporting, Assessment Planning Record and Grant Proposal System. For more information about Web Enabled Resources and their services, please call (478) 445-2520.