The Del Mar College Libraries are dedicated to providing access to learning resources, promoting information literacy, fostering creative thinking and intellectual curiosity, and supportingGuiding principles:
lifelong learning opportunities for our community. Student learning is our highest priority.
Select and support quality learning resources on-site and online Create and maintain quality physical and virtual learning environments which meet the varied needs of college and community learners Develop and conduct information literacy sessions for students that will familiarize them with the diversity of our collections and with the information resources they need for study, research and lifelong learning Seek, investigate and implement new and innovative ways to provide service and access to resources Recruit and maintain sufficient staff qualified, concerned and motivated to serve the needs of students and college personnel
The Del Mar College Libraries contain over 200,000 books and audiovisual items and subscribe to 760 current periodicals, and a large variety of Internet and electronic databases. The book collection is arranged according to the Library of Congress Classification System. Del Mar College Library is an active participant in OCLC, Inc., and is a member of AMIGOS Library Services and Texshare. The Libraries have over 200 computer workstations available for student use. DMC Library Catalog is the library's online catalog.
The White Library, East Campus, is the central library for the College. All library materials are purchased and processed here.
The library provides delivery of equipment and software to classrooms. It has viewing and listening stations and typewriters available to students for in-library use. The Student Technology Center contains computer workstations, various computer peripherals, Internet access and a variety of software in a networked environment. Reference services include traditional reference desk assistance, formal library instruction, and access to an automated network of research resources and the Internet. Small group study rooms are available on a first come, first served basis on the second, third, and fifth floors. Generally, groups of two (2) or more have priority in the study rooms. There are several classrooms/ meeting rooms, some equipped with computers, which may be reserved for use by instructors. Notebook computers can be checked out at the Access Services desk for use within the library.
The Howard E. Barth Learning Resources Center contains books, periodicals, electronic databases, and audiovisual materials to support the programs on the West Campus.
The library provides delivery of equipment and software to classrooms. The Student Technology area offers computer workstations, various computer peripherals, Internet access, and a variety of software in a networked environment. AV stations, drafting tables, a copier, a typewriter, and study rooms are also available. Reference services include traditional reference desk assistance, formal bibliographic instruction, and access to research resources. The library contains several group study rooms and a lecture/computer classroom for library instruction and other uses. Notebook computers are available at the Circulation desk for in-library use.View the Barth LRC Floor Map
Del Mar College Libraries
101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Phone (361) 698-1310
Please send comments/suggestions to
Merry Bortz, Head of Library Technical Services
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