The LRC is located on the ground floor of the School of Social Work, and is designed to accommodate persons with mobility impairments. The LRC is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. during the regular long session semesters. Evening and weekend hours are posted at the beginning of each semester. Call 471-9223 for information and current hours. The LRC and Social Work building are closed when there are home football games.
Clayton Shorkey, Ph.D.
The Learning Resources Center supports educational programs by providing:
- Reserve reading materials for students in social work classes,
- Basic reference material for students and faculty (journals, audiovisual training materials, and classic out-of-print social work books),
- Portable audiovisual equipment for use in social work classes and continuing education programs,
- Audio-visual laboratories for use in skill training exercises using video feedback; and,
- A computer lab for research and report writing for social work classes,
- A study area equipped with wireless network access and audio and video tape duplication and editing equipment.
- Instructional Technology Classroom with 30 student computer workstations and A/V equipment for presentations.
Holdings and Resources Aavailable in the LRC
An in-house resource collection including all nationally published social work journals and a broad range of key journals in mental health, children, adolescence, families, chemical dependence, health, gerontology and cultural diversity and classic, out-of-print social work texts. The materials are available in loving memory of Josleen Lockhart, who was a faculty member at the school from 1956-1978. These resources may be used by students in the reading rooms or checked out for photocopying purposes. This resource collection is a non-circulating collection. Indexes to all journals are available in the entry area of the LRC. The complete list of journals is available as PDF.
The School of Social Work owns a large collection of videotapes for use by faculty or students in classes or in the LRC. You may preview material at any time the LRC is open. The complete list of videos is available as PDF.
The reference collection includes items such as the Social Work Encyclopedia, Social Work Dictionary, DSM IV, APA Style Manuals, an extensive collection of books and monographs on practice and program evaluation, and copies of many doctoral dissertations of social work students.
Journal articles, documents and books for use of students in their classes are available at the service desk of the LRC. These materials may be used by students in the reading room or checked out to allow students to make photocopies for their personal use. A current student I.D. must be left at the front desk when using the materials.
Faculty and students may reserve either of our two small studios at the front desk of the LRC. Anyone who would like to use the large Studio should schedule this with Dr. Shorkey or Eve Falcon-Korems. Reservations should be made 3 days in advance to assure availability. Individuals scheduling the facilities for use with clients from field agencies should have special written approval from their field instructor. All labs are equipped with color cameras, video recorders, and monitors. Students are expected to provide their own blank tapes for class projects.
The Computer Lab houses both Macintosh and PC hardware, as well as a laser printer. The Computer lab is available for general student use during the regular operating hours of the LRC. Dr. Robert Canon and two Ph.D. students provide technical support for students in the computer lab.
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY CLASSROOM
The ITC is located across the hall from the Computer Lab. This room is reserved for classes that require students to use computers as part of the regular instruction. Use of this classroom must be scheduled with Julie Cunniff in the Deans office.
The study area is equipped with wireless network access and audio and video tape duplication and editing equipment in addition to carols for studying alone and tables for group projects.
Overhead projectors and data projectors are available for use in other rooms throughout the building.