College Libraries

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Library is located in the A. Zachary Yamba Building on the main campus in Newark. It maintains a collection of Print and non-print items such as but not limited to CDs, DVDs, videocassettes, and other media as well as access to more than 10,000 periodicals titles via on line databases. Holdings are accessed via the online public-access catalog (OPAC) which is available locally and remotely. Collections are designed to meet the academic, informational, cultural, and recreational needs of students and the community. The many services include open stacks, a reserve collection, interlibrary loans, photocopier machines, audiovisual hardware for individual use, wireless Internet access, and small group study rooms. There are also professional librarians and technical assistants to assist all patrons. The Library is a member of the Reciprocal Borrowing Libraries of Essex County (ReBL) and the Virtual Academic Library Environment (VALE). The King Library hosts the student-centered technology-rich Information Commons on its upper level at the Main Campus. In the Commons, students, faculty and staff have access to multi-use, state-of-the-art facility which includes: 141 computer stations providing integrated access to multimedia and electronic resources; heavy-duty printers; 7 collaborative classrooms with SMART technology; one teaching lab equipped with computer stations for bibliographic instruction; and wireless network connection throughout.