library, open more than 100 hours a week, contains 400,000
holdings in books, musical scores, periodicals,
videos, films, laser discs, interactive multimedia, and sound recordings.
In addition, the library provides access to over 15,000 electronic full-text
journals and 150 databases. The library's
catalog is easily accessible online, and the interlibrary loan service
makes even more resources available. Through the South Central Research
Library Council and the Online Computer Library
Center, the College library has
access to the collections of over 43,500
libraries in the United States and abroad. In addition, the library's
website provides access to national and international electronic resources
that support the College's programs.
Reference and instructional services librarians are available --
in person, by phone, and via e-mail --
to show students and faculty how to use various print and electronic
reference sources. They can also recommend appropriate materials
and research strategies. Course reserve materials are available
in electronic format. For more information about the library,
Information Technology Services
Information Technology Services (ITS) maintains an extensive
collection of programming languages, data-analysis packages, and business
programs to support the curriculum. Networked computers, both Macintosh
and PCs, are available in 30 facilities
across campus. One lab is open 24 hours a day, and the rest are open
from early morning to late at night throughout the fall and spring
semesters. Laboratories are staffed by student consultants skilled
at helping people use the computers.
Network file storage and e-mail accounts are provided free to all Ithaca
College students, and a student account on the College web server is
available on request. Access to e-mail, the web server, the online
library catalog, and student account and grade information are all available
via the Internet. The Ithaca College home
serves as a campus-wide information system with links to information
about the College, courses, class notes, current activities, and other
The ITS staff consists of a director and 25 full-time professionals.
Members of the staff provide free workshops
and consulting services to Ithaca College students and faculty. The
main office is located in Muller 102 and can be reached by telephone
at 607 274-3030.