Learning Resource Centers

Southern Union has a Learning Resource Center (LRC) located on each of the three college campuses: Wadley, Valley and Opelika. The mission of each Learning Resource Center (library) is to support all programs of study, to facilitate and enhance learning by providing essential resources and services, provide access to resources through innovative technology, instruction in library usage, and provision of adequate facilities and personnel. This is accomplished by providing users with monographs in both print and electronic formats, subject databases, periodicals and journals in print and electrical formats, self-tutoring aids, LibGuides on identified subject content, and access to library instructions and orientations.

Students have access to the library’s collection of more than 46,000 volumes of books and media materials through our online public access catalog (AG-Cat) accessible on campus through the college website by connecting to the library’s page. The library subscribes to 10 databases for research to access multiple subjects and links to Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) with over 60 databases for academic use. All of resources are accessible on our LibGuide platform website. Study room(s) available on all campuses for individual or small group use and more than 35 computers are available between the three LRC’s with access to the most updated software. WIFI and outlets are available for students needing to access their personal computers as well as personal study spaces.

Students must obtain a Southern Union Student Identification Card prior to borrowing materials from the collection.  These cards are attainable on either the Opelika or Wadley campus in the library and are only issued in the name the student is registered by at Southern Union.  Students will lose borrowing privileges when materials are overdue or fines are unpaid. For more informa- tion on obtaining a student ID, visit the Southern Union website at www.suscc.edu under the Prospective Students tab.

The use of cellular phones, food and loud talking is prohibited in all libraries. If there are any questions concerning library policies, available resources or AVL access, contact the LRC director, Michelle Wimbish, at mwimbish@suscc.edu.