Three views of the LRC Building.
Barksdale Library has many resources and services to meet your needs.
The Mary M. Barksdale Library is located in the upper level of the Whittington W. Clement Learning Resources Center. The Clement building opened in October 1994. It is a large, two story brick building in the center of campus. This large, multipurpose area provides instructional support and learning resources for the educational and workforce training programs of the Danville Community College. Library provides a supportive environment, tools, and expertise that nurture and enhance the teaching and learning process for the entire college community. Visitor parking is available in all parking lots. Access is available from the upper level doors.
- Access Online Resources
- Borrow a Reserve Book
- Borrow Books, DVDs, CDs
- Research Guides & Video Tutorials
- Citation Help
- 1-on-1 Research Help
- Computers, Printers, Scanners & more
- Study Spaces
- Anatomy Models
The Mary M. Barksdale Library has books in our print collection, and DVDs and CDs. The library also subscribes to journals, magazines, and newspapers in our print (paper) periodical collection, found in the Periodicals Room. The Library also has atlases and maps.
Over 30 computers in the Library provide access to the Internet. In addition to using these computers to search on the Internet, these stations can also be used to access the Online Catalog, Canvas, the Student Information System, and Student Email. Students can also use these computers to access Microsoft Office programs, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access. Students can also access the Internet on their laptops by using DCC's wireless network. Please note that playing games is NOT permitted on computers in the Library.
- 30 PC computers
- Tech assistance nearby
- Select MYDCC from the available wireless signals on your laptop or mobile device
- When prompted, log in with your DCC username and password
- Charging stations for cell phones and tablets are available in the group seating area
- Some study desks are equipped with power outlets that allow for laptop charging
- Print from library computers only
- Cost: Free for current DCC faculty, staff and students
- 2 in the Library
- Cost: free to scan to your own USB drive
- Listen to video or zoom class and reduce noise
- Available at the service desk
One printer serves all the computers in the Library. The printers are set to print on both sides of the page, in an effort to conserve paper. Please use the printers wisely and do not waste paper and ink!
The Barksdale Library provides one photocopier. We charge $0.10 / page for black and white copies and $0.25 / page for color copies. Payment can only be made with cash.
Anatomy models are found in the Periodicals Room. The Biology faculty place slides on reserve, and microscopes are in this room for students to use. Many study sessions with Tutors take place in this room. The Anatomy and Physiology instructors have a variety of items on reserve, including a skeleton, bones, and anatomical models, such as the eye, the ear, the heart, etc. All of these items are located in the Periodicals Room. A sign-in sheet is available in the Periodicals Room for students to indicate the items they are using.
Ask about lost and found items at the Circulation Desk on the Main Floor.
The Barksdale Library has:
Our campus library offers technology to help you complete assignments.
|Technology in the Barksdale Library||We have it!|
|Computers - (PCs, Windows, Microsoft Office)||YES|
|Copier (10 cents per page)||YES|
|Headphones (for in-library use only)||YES|
|Collaborative study station||YES|
|Free WiFi access||YES|