2017 - 2018 College Catalog by ​Moorpark College

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Page 39 of 2017 - 2018 College Catalog

library the moorpark college library occupies the second and third floors of the centrally-located library learning resources building llr the collection and facilities are designed to meet the curriculum needs of the college community faculty librarians are available to help students become information literate providing one-on-one assistance with research projects and also class instruction in the use of library resources students will • be able to use information effectively and efficiently • be able to identify their research needs study areas tables individual study carrels and group study rooms are available on the second floor of the llr building selected carrels and study rooms are equipped with video monitors and dvd/vhs players for viewing audiovisual resources headphones are available and may be checked out at the circulation desk reserve materials instructors sometimes put textbooks and other materials “on reserve” in the library these materials may be checked out for a limited period of time for use in the library reserve materials may be requested by discipline and/or the instructor’s last name at the circulation desk interlibrary loan • borrowing from oxnard college or ventura college libraries current moorpark college students faculty and staff may check out books from ventura college and oxnard college libraries through the moorpark college library catalog • be able to critically evaluate information resources • be able to access print and electronic resources • be able to use multiple modes of access to resources • be able to properly cite their sources according to an accepted documentation style • should the district libraries not have adequate resources for a student’s research project the library may borrow needed materials from other institutions the interlibrary loan service is available to registered students faculty and staff hours and website the library is open weekdays and evenings please call the circulation desk at 805 378-1450 to verify current hours or consult the library’s website at http www.moorparkcollege.edu departments/student-services/library if you wish to use interlibrary loan please consult a reference librarian for assistance and additional information the collection learning resources the library collection includes approximately 100,000 volumes and more than 270 periodical subscriptions the collection also includes more than 50 electronic databases as well as microfilm music and books on cds and dvds library materials can be located by using the library’s online catalog which is available on the internet and can be accessed via the library’s website by selecting the link “library resources.” the teaching and learning center electronic resources including newspaper and magazine articles as well as scholarly journal articles e-books and literary criticism are available through the library’s website from on-campus computers and through the myvcccd page from off-campus the teaching and learning center tlc at moorpark college provides academic support to students and professional support for instructors in order to improve student retention and success academic support for students is available through the learning center college strategies courses computer labs and language lab center to receive tutoring in any of the following areas currently registered students need to enroll in col m05 supervised tutoring across the curriculum a zero 0 unit course free to moorpark college students this process is initiated at the time of the first tutoring session library services subject tutoring reference services the library’s reference desk is staffed by faculty librarians students may consult with librarians for assistance and instruction in using library resources in person by phone or by email librarians also provide instruction sessions to classes at the instructor’s request for more information please call the reference desk at 805 378-1472 or email at mcreference@vcccd.edu checkout privileges the library is open to everyone however in order to borrow materials you must be a registered moorpark college student your student id number serves as your library card students may need to show valid identification and a class schedule if their name is not in the library’s database students are asked to have no more than five items checked out at one time the loan period for most materials is set at three weeks reference books and periodicals cannot be checked out computers printing and photocopying the library provides more than 100 computers for students to access the internet and the library’s electronic resources use of the computers is free but there is a $0.10 per page charge for printing payment for printing may be made by copy card credit card or debit card photocopies also may be made on the printers and cost 10 per page wireless internet access wi-fi is available in the llr building instructions for connecting to the network are available at the reference desk 38 the learning center offers tutoring in math writing and general study skills applied across all disciplines additionally the learning center offers tutoring in many subjects in the social sciences languages communication studies and biological sciences all subject tutoring is conducted on a drop-in basis location 3rd floor of library learning resources building website http www.moorparkcollege.edu/tlc students who use the learning center will be able to apply learning strategies and basic skills to succeed in college the learning center enables students to • assess their learning needs and create individualized learning plans • use resources to develop the college skills and/or achieve the goals of their learning plans • acquire skills that develop life-long learning habits and • apply learning strategies and basic skills to independently succeed in college moorpark college student and instructional services 2017-2018