a unique wine rack or way to organize your baseball card collection?
A library card catalog may fill the bill! With 60 drawers that formerly
held 3” x 5” cards, there is plenty of room
for all sorts of collectibles.
The card catalogs (there are three large ones available) are just some
of the items available in the Friends of the Library’s
“Last, Best and Final Furniture Surplus Sale.” Also being
sold are several bookshelves, tables, standup computer workstations,
a cabinet and our ever-popular wooden chairs. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Here are more facts about the Fullerton College
Library complied by Librarian Jackie Boll (figures are approximate):
46,939 sq. ft. (approx. 69% of
1st fl. = 13,099 sq. ft.; 2nd fl. = 33,840 sq. ft.
1 Dean, 4 Faculty Librarians, 6 Adjunct Librarians,
1 Intern, 9 Full-time Paraprofessionals, 1 Part-time Paraprofessional,
11 Student Assistants and 3 Adult Hourly
Books—103,000 vol.; Periodicals—272 subscriptions
(newspapers = 8); Microforms— 7,000 reels; Pamphlets—13,000;
Maps—4,600 Circulation: 350+ faculty place materials on Reserve
each year; total items on Reserve = 4,000 +; Total Items Circulated
Average number students using the old library per day = 3,700
Average number students using the new library the week of Aug. 29 =
11,000+ questions asked; 43,000+ questions asked at all
Number of searches on EbscoHost:
number of searches on all databases = 203,000+
33 student computers + 1 instructor workstation; 2 ADA computers.
Study seating with/without computers or laptop capability = 1st fl.--75+;
12=Entry (email only); 4=Ref. (catalog only); 6=Stacks
(catalog only); 1=Periodicals (catalog only)
Sm. Group Study Rooms:
13 rooms seating an approx. total of 54 students
Conference rooms = 2 rooms seating an approx. total of 24
ADA workstations: classroom=2; Reference area=2; magnifier available
adjacent to elevator on 2nd fl.
2 (2 copiers per room)
Stacks = 80 rows or 20 double-sided full length rows; Periodicals
= 16 rows (including Newspapers) or 8 double-sided full length rows.
Resource Center Dedication October 28th
A formal dedication of the new Library/Learning
Resource Center (LLRC) is set for Friday, October 28th at 10:00 a.m.
The ceremony will feature speakers Dr. Jerome Hunter, Chancellor of
the North Orange County Community College District, and Molly McClanahan,
President of the Board of Trustees. There will be a ribbon-cutting
ceremony, a plaque dedication and an original poem will be read, written
for the occasion by faculty member Susan Sink. Entertainment will include
the Concert Choir, Jazz Cadre, and several soloists, all from Fullerton
College. Also featured will be the guided and self-guided tours of
the building. Refreshments will be served. Invitations have been mailed
to all Friends members. The Fullerton College Library Learning Resource
Center (LLRC) was opened in June, 2005 after almost two years of construction.
The Hispano-Mooresque design reflects the exterior finish of the other
Works Progress Administration buildings on campus, and features a 73-foot-high
dome, ornate wrought iron banisters, decorative tile on both the interior
and exterior and period-style lighting. The 66,000-square-foot building
houses the William T. Boyce Library, Academic Support Center, Adaptive
Services Lab, Math Lab, Friends of the Library, and two college conference
The Library portion of the building is spread over two floors with
a book collection of 103,000 volumes, 272 periodical subscriptions,
plus maps, pamphlets and other media. The collection is protected by
a new radio-frequency security system. Students also have access to
online resources via over 120 computers and numerous open laptop ports.
Designed by tBP/Archtecture and constructed by C.W. Driver, the building
cost $24 million--17 million from Proposition 47 Capital Outlay Funding
and the remainder from local Measure X funding.
Record Album Sale
hundred record albums withdrawn from the Library’s
collection will be sold on Wednesday, November 2nd, from 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. in front of the old library.
The records, which feature both popular and classical music, were removed
from the collection as the Library gradually moves to compact disc
format. They will be priced at 50 cents per disk. From 1:45 p.m. to
2:00 p.m. they will be sold for a buck a bag.
For further information, or to volunteer for
the sale, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.