Instructional Support

Wallace Community College provides the appropriate instructional support resources for its instructional activities regardless of location. Through appropriate classrooms, laboratories, computer laboratories, instructional technology, and equipment, the College ensures that faculty members and students have the resources needed for effective teaching and learning. Considerable resources are available at the various campuses and instructional sites.

LEARNING RESOURCES CENTERS SYSTEM

The Learning Resources Centers (LRC) System provides various resources for students, instructors, and staff members to support College coursework, community and corporate education, and lifelong learning. LRC System services are provided at both locations and online through the College Web site.

Access to resources is available through the College online public access catalog (OPAC). In addition, a website of essential library and information resources is available online. The LRC System participates in interlibrary loan services and cooperative services with libraries throughout the College service area. In addition to the bound collections in the LRCs, basic reference sources, periodical subscriptions, various media, and electronic online databases.

Student Identification cards are required to check out materials. Alabama Virtual Library accounts also provide home access to databases, which are available for students, instructors, and staff members.

Students participate in orientation and research skills programs designed to assist them in using LRC resources to enhance learning and research opportunities. They are also encouraged to use available computers, printers, photocopier, and scanner.