Learning Resource Center
The Learning Resource Center (LRC) includes the library, the Tutoring Center, and the Testing Center. The LRC supports academic success by creating an atmosphere of dynamic learning for students, faculty, and staff.
The library continuously develops its collection to support the college curriculum and students’ academic needs. The collection includes over 7,000 books and over 1,000 videos. The library maintains a reserve collection providing access to selected course materials for short-term, in-library use. The library’s catalog is part of the Sage Library System, which provides interlibrary loan of books from 77 Central and Eastern Oregon libraries.
The library also provides online access to over 100 databases, which include full-text records for thousands of journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, e-books, videos, and other resources in many subject areas.
The LRC has 24 computers, equipped with Microsoft Office® and other software, available for student use. Internet access is unrestricted. Limited printing, photocopying, and scanning are available.
A valid photo ID is necessary to check out library materials. Please see the LRC help desk for assistance.
The LRC offers tutoring in a variety of subjects to support student success:
- Drop-in tutoring
- Individual and group appointments with a tutor
- Targeted study sessions with a tutor
- Tutor assistance is available in selected classes and labs
Limited online tutoring, available 24 hours every day, is free of charge to KCC students.
The Testing Center administers and proctors career-related examinations from the State of Oregon and a variety of trade and professional organizations as well as college placement exams and exams taken for college credit. The Testing Center also proctors tests for KCC courses at the request of the instructor.
Open hours for the three LRC service units vary during the year. Please refer to the KCC website.
For more information please visit the LRC or call 541-880-2206.