Jun 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Library, Tutoring Center, Writing Center



Library/Learning Resources Center

The Library is one area of a multi-media Learning Resources Center. The Center also includes the Scott Family Collection, the Tutoring Center, and The Writing Center.

The Learning Resources Center’s purpose is to support the College’s mission of providing comprehensive educational opportunities and promote student academic, career and personal success. It accomplishes this by making available a balanced collection of informational resources, relevant historical collections, and an open computer lab/tutorial center to support the College’s instructional programs.

The library collection consists of approximately 24,000 titles of books and audiovisual material combined. NC LIVE and selected other electronic databases are accessible through internet capable workstations in the Library and off campus using a Self Service login. The Internet can also be accessed wirelessly in the Library. Audiovisual equipment is available for use by faculty, staff and civic organizations. Audiovisual services include equipment repair, videotaping as well as teleconference and multimedia assistance.

The library is open 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday, and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Saturday during the fall and spring semesters. The library closes at 12:00 noon on Friday and is closed on Saturday during the summer term. The Library is closed on Sundays. Hours are subject to change due to student needs and budget considerations..

The Scott Family Collection is an integral part of the Library. Its purpose is to collect, maintain, preserve, and make available materials of historical value related to the history of the Scott Family. This affords the researchers a view of Alamance County, N.C., and Southern history from the prospective of individuals who lived in this area.

The Library also houses the Crystal Lee Sutton Collection, papers and memorabilia of Crystal Lee Jordan Sutton, the woman whose real life efforts as a union organizer in the south are portrayed in the movie “Norma Rae.” Her life had far reaching implications for the progress of women and working class people the world over.

Tutoring Center

The purpose of the Tutoring Center is to support the mission and goals of the College by providing an open computer lab and tutorial services for individuals and groups. The lab provides access to and assistance with educational software designed to enable both curriculum and continuing education students to meet their course, degree, transfer or career needs.

TC professional tutors provide face-to-face and online/virtual tutoring for many subjects during a scheduled appointment or drop-in visit on a first-come, first-served basis. Hours during the fall and spring semesters are Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Fall and Spring terms), Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and closed on Saturday. Hours during the summer term are Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. to noon, and closed on Saturday. Hours are subject to change due to student needs and budget considerations.

Writing Center

The purpose of the Writing Center (WC) is to support the mission and goals of the college by providing more opportunities and resources for students to increase their writing skills. The WC professional tutors provide feedback, guidance, and workshops for any part of the writing process. Computer space is available to students as they write and revise while having access to consultants. All students at the college may use the Writing Center. Hours during fall and spring semesters are Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (online until 8:00 p.m.), and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Online-tutoring (live video) and E-tutoring (document submission), and face-to-face sessions are available with an appointment. Hours during the summer term are Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. to noon, and closed on Saturday. Hours are subject to change due to student needs and budget considerations.

 

Math Center

The Math Center provides an open space where students can do math. All ACC students, faculty, and staff are welcome to utilize the Math Center. Drop in to do homework, work with a study group, or ask questions. The Math Center is staffed by ACC math instructors who love to help! The focus of the Math Center is peer collaboration and discovery, under the supervision of math instructors. The Math Center is intended to promote a positive atmosphere about doing and being successful in mathematics. You can email us at MathCenter@alamancecc.edu. No appointments are necessary.

The Math Center is open on Monday: 10:30 am - 4 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m; Tuesday: 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm; Wednesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 p.m; Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m; Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.