Frohring Library moved into renovated facilities in 1999, thanks
to a generous donation from the Paul and Maxine Frohring Foundation,
and has further increased its spaces in the following years.
professionally run facility offers students and faculty direct
access to its collections. There are four study
rooms, a multimedia lab and a media room where students and faculty
with personal laptop computers can access a wide range of research
resources that support the university's liberal arts curriculum.
Library's current collection about 30,000 items includes monographs,
hard-copy journals, newspapers, videos, DVDs
and CD-ROMs. Its electronic resource collection, available via
the Library portal throughout campus, consists of a growing number
of online databases, including reference sources
(Credo Reference, Encyclopedia
Britannica, Oxford Reference On-line, Grove
Dictionary of Art and
Grove Dictionary of Music), and full
text collections (Columbia
Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia
International Affairs On-line,
Ebsco's Academic Search Premier, Business
Source Premier, Communication
and Mass Media Complete, JSTOR, Lexis
Nexis, ARTSTOR, Project Muse).
to face research and information services are provided by a Reference
Librarian. For distance users, digital reference services are
available via the Library Portal.
library is a charter member of AMICAL, the
American International Consortium of Academic Libraries, participates
its holdings in Worldcat and partners with Italian libraries for
document delivery and interlibrary loan services.