2019-20 Student Handbook and Wellness Guide

Library/Information Technology Center

The Augusta Technical College Library consists of three libraries working as a unit through an automated library system and online catalog. The Jack B. Patrick Information Technology Center (ITC) is a 50,000 square foot, state of the art facility that houses the Augusta Campus Library (27,000 square feet). There is a branch library (2,000 square feet) at the Thomson/McDuffie Campus and a branch library (2,500 square feet) at the Waynesboro/Burke Campus. Library and media support is also provided for the Columbia County Center. The Augusta Technical College Library offers a collection of over 120,000 items of information: books, journals, DVDs, CDs, interactive tutorials, a children’s collection, G eorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online (GALILEO)-a large collection of full‐text databases and other electronic resources, an electronic book collection by eBrary, and a streaming video collection by Films On Demand. Group, individual, and class orientations are available on a scheduled basis. Faculty and students offer input for collection development and resources via surveys and interviews to ensure that services, resources, and materials support student research and the curriculum. The library serves students, faculty, employees, and community users.

The ITC’s facilities include a 250 seat auditorium, a 30 seat tiered/lecture classroom, a multimedia classroom for employee training, a multimedia development lab to support distance education and classroom instruction, a conference room, and four individual/small group study rooms. Additionally, each campus library has workstations (total of 106 workstations available) equipped with instructional software. WiFi is available at each campus library with power receptacles conveniently located near tables and comfortable seating. Study carrels and spacious reading/study areas are available and coin operated copy machines are conveniently located in each library. Scanning and color printing are also available.

Multimedia Services includes assistance with instructional media, multimedia, and duplication. Equipment is provided for curriculum support in the classroom. Equipment is also available to support workshops, conferences, meetings and other events held in the public venues at each campus and the Columbia County Center.

www.augustatech.edu Quick Links >Library Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sunday
Augusta Campus Library 7:30 am ― 8:30 pm 7:30 am ― 8:30 pm 7:30 am ― 8:30 pm 7:30 am ― 8:30 pm 7:30 am ― 3:00 pm 2:00 pm ― 6:00 pm
Thomson Campus Library 8:00 am ― 8:00 pm 8:00 am ― 8:00 pm 8:00 am ― 8:00 pm 8:00 am ― 8:00 pm 8:00 am ― 3:00 pm
Waynesboro Campus Library 7:45 am ― 8:30 pm 7:45 am ― 8:30 pm 7:45 am ― 8:00 pm 7:45 am ― 8:30 pm 7:45 am ― 3:00 pm

Library Holdings July 2012

Print Volumes: 73532
Print Titles: 65028
AV Volumes: 13706
AV Titles: 9402
Electronic Books: 28649
Streaming Video: 7000
Subscriptions: 391