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Welcome to the Library!

The Felix G. Woodward Library is an important resource for your college career. The library provides one-stop shopping for all your information needs; the librarians can help you more easily find, evaluate, and use information to improve your grades and skills. Our services and expertise are available in person, online, and on the phone.

The Library provides access to a wealth of print and electronic information via the Library web site: http://library.apsu.edu.

The Library web site is your gateway to: 

  • Descriptions of library services, hours, policies, and personnel 

  • Extensive help files on search techniques, information use, and citation styles 

  • Austin, the Library Catalog, listing the more than 200,000 books and audiovisual materials held in the Library, plus links to more than 43,000 eBooks and critically evaluated web sites

  • Multiple specialized databases providing access to periodical articles, reference works, and government publications 

  • Personalized assistance via email or chat through our "Ask A Librarian" service 

Student instruction is a major focus of the Library's services:

  • LILT, an information literacy tutorial, should be completed prior to meeting with librarians for instruction. LILT reveals the skills and concepts students need to know about gathering, evaluating and using information to complete course assignments: http://library.apsu.edu/lilt/

  • Group instruction classes are presented to teach research strategies for specific assignments, or librarians may work with a professor throughout the semester to teach information literacy 

  • One-on-one instruction is available in person at the Information Desk on Level 2, by telephone (1-800-250-1890 or 221-7346), or through the "Ask A Librarian" service on the Library web site: http://library.apsu.edu/5_0.htm

Other services include: 

  • E-Reserves - find electronic materials placed on reserve by instructors for classes (access items through Austin)

  • Group study rooms and study space for approximately 500 individuals 

  • Interlibrary Loan - access to books and articles needed but not available in the Library 

  • Document Delivery - available for students in off-campus classes including delivery of photocopies of articles, ERIC documents, and book chapters and books from the Library Reserve Desk 

  • Library Instruction & Computer Room - an electronic classroom and self-service computer lab with PCs and printers

  • Wireless network with laptops available for check-out for in-building use

  • Self-service photocopiers and microfilm/fiche copiers 

  • Specialty Collections - African-American Resource Center, Hispanic Resource Collection, Juvenile Collection, Learning Resource Center, and University Archives

  • Personal wireless enabled laptops may access the campus  wireless network after registration of the wireless card MAC address with the Computer Help Desk (221.4357)

P.O. Box 4595 Clarksville, TN 37044 | (931) 221-7346 or 1-800-250-1890 |   Copyright APSU