Library Resources

Our staff is always available to help you find a resource or answer a reference question.  Stop by the reference desk, Email a librarian or use LRC Live Reference to chat.

Library Catalog & Call Numbers

We use the Library of Congress Classification System.

Library Catalog & Call Numbers


Periodicals are shelved in the front of the library on the west wall. Search the library catalog or browse our list:

Houff Library Periodical Holdings - all of our magazines, journals and newspapers.

Online Periodicals

The library subscribes to over 200 online periodical indexes such as EBSCOhost and Factiva, which contain the full-text of many journals and magazines. 


Our reference collection is located in the short shelves at the front of the library and includes sources such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, statistical sources and directories.  Our staff is always happy to help you find something and assist with reference questions.

Online References


Video titles can be found using the Library Catalog Advanced Search (select "Visual Materials" in the format box.) Videos can be viewed in the Library or checked out through your instructor.

Children's Collection

Our children's collection ranges from pre-school to high school. The Weyers Cave Woman's Club donates money annually to buy books for this collection. Bring your children.