Welcome to the LITC
The Georgia College Library and Instructional Technology Center (LITC) houses over 200,000 volumes. This includes 37,118 journals and 208,060 circulating materials, which includes books and audio visual items. We also provides access to over 300 electronic resources. The LITC acts as a Government Documents Depository currently holding 37,920 federal documents. All of our collections are held in a 137,060 square foot building that combines two historic buildings and a new addition.
The Instructional Technology Center (ITC) is the campus' technology heart. There are two traditional computer labs, a collaborative lab, and a newly redesigned multimedia lab. In addition to computers, the ITC checks out Ipads, cameras, and laptops to classes and students. Throughout the facility there are 194 computers. The building also has 38 study rooms available for group studying.
The LITC's Special Collections houses over 3,000 linear feet of rare books and archival materials. Special Collections is home to the Flannery O'Connor Collection and the Papers of Paul Coverdell. The materials in the Coverdell Collection include his Georgia State Senate Papers, his Peace Corp Papers, and his United State Senate Papers. Special Collections attracts researchers from around the globe to the library. We are also home to the Georgia College Museum, which exhibits materials related to the life of O'Connor in the Flannery O'Connor Room. It also has two rotating galleries.
The LITC's 34 faculty and staff provide many services that help further the scholarly and educational development of our campus and community.
During fiscal year 2010, the LITC
- circulated 24,196 volumes
- borrowed 7410 through GIL Express and ILL
- loaned 4526 to other institutions
- welcomed 445,354 visitors
- counted 407957 hits to its website
- conducted 111 instruction sessions that served 1732 students
- answer 3065 reference questions
Georgia College's Library and Instructional Technology Center (LITC) prepares inquisitive academics to thrive in an information-intensive and diverse global community by identifying, collecting, and providing access to resources, developing learning-centered services and by providing instruction and expert support in a learning-rich environment. By creating a culture of innovation and a space for collaboration and development, LITC faculty and staff seek to impart the skills necessary for success.