Learning Resource Center

Services (LRC)

LECOM Learning Resource Center provides in-person and online services to all LECOM students, faculty and staff and to LECOM Health system affiliates. Members of the LECOM community of students, physicians, pharmacists and other health care professionals may request assistance in person, by telephone or via email. Available online services include: Interlibrary Borrowing, Mediated Database Searching (i.e. MEDLINE), General Reference Help and internet searching.

Reference Assistance
LECOM Learning Resource Center can help users locate information and assist with subject research.

LECOM Learning Resource Center provides assistance in the use of location tools, indexing and abstracting sources, general organization schemes, internet resources, and the use of electronic and print literature.

Literature Search Requests
LECOM Learning Resource Center performs literature searches for complex clinical and research problems using online databases, the internet and print resources. Databases available include PubMed and OVID Medline with a turnaround time averaging one day.

The Learning Resource Center coordinates the use of materials among borrowers with an automated circulation system. Please be aware of Learning Resource Center’s policies (information and handout available at front desk).

Course Reserves
The Learning Resource Center houses course reserves behind the circulation desk. Course reserves are materials set aside by professors for their classes to use in the library only.

The Erie and Bradenton Learning Resource Centers have two photocopiers and LECOM at Seton Hill has one copier.  Authorized library users are given an account through which they can photocopy and print. Your account can be credited at the LRC circulation desk using cash only.

Interlibrary Loan Requests (ILL)
The Learning Resource Center staff can help you obtain materials from other libraries.

Other available services:

Online service requests
Ask a reference question
Request a literature search
Request material through interlibrary loan
Make a recommendation for acquisition purchase
Send additional comments and questions to Library@lecom.edu

Contact (814) 866-8451 in Erie, (814) 868-7717 at MCH, (941) 782-5911 in Bradenton or (724) 552-2873 in Greensburg for more information.