About Us

With a physical collection of almost 60,000 items and electronic subscriptions to 100 research databases, the library strives to meet the research needs of LCCC students. Students are encouraged to contact the library with any questions regarding how to access materials remotely, how to find quality information resources, and how to correctly cite and use those resources in their assignments.
 
Books and eBooks
The Ludden Library houses more than 50,000 books and an equal number of electronic or "eBooks."Mascot in Library Use the search box on the library homepage to search the Ludden Library catalog, WYLDCAT. Once you have a library card, through the WYLDCAT system you can renew books online, search for materials available at other Wyoming libraries and can request items through interlibrary loan. If you need a library card or need help accessing your account online, please contact the Circulation Desk.
 
Audiovisual Materials
The library has more than 4,000 audiovisual titles available in a variety of formats, including DVD, VHS, and CD. In addition, the library has access to downloadable eAudiobooks, classical and jazz music online through NAXOS, and a collection of over 5,000 online, streaming educational videos through Films on Demand.
 
Online Research Databases
The library provides online access to more than 100 research databases. The majority of these subscription resources are journal and magazine collections; however, other databases contain reference books, art images, classical music, and educational videos. For off-campus login and any other questions about the databases, please contact the Information Desk.

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Mission and Goals

Mission Statement - 2003, Reviewed 2006
The library is a dynamic learning environment which provides a gateway to global information resources for students, faculty, staff and the greater community. Through instruction, curricular support and research assistance, the Library fosters intellectual growth, personal inquiry, information literacy and critical thinking.
 
Vision Statement - 2003, Reviewed 2006
The library strives to integrate print and electronic resources, technology, services, and knowledgeable staff to support the college’s curricular and instructional programs. It will focus on enhancing services for its users in a technological environment that is accessible, meaningful and intuitive regardless of the user’s location. The Library is a state of the art "information commons" for student learning and faculty development in a fully networked information environment. The physical facility is a vibrant, inviting, aesthetically pleasing gathering place that supports active teaching and learning, personal inquiry, collaboration and information literacy.