Services Available at the Learning Resource Center

Library ServicesLECOM Learning Resource Center provides in-person and on-line services to all LECOM students, faculty and staff and to Millcreek Community Hospital affiliates. Request assistance in person, by telephone or via electronic mail. 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.

Instruction
LECOM Learning Resource Center provides assistance in the use of location tools, indexing and abstracting sources, general organization schemes, World Wide Web 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 on-line databases, the Internet and print resources. Databases available include OVID MEDLINE with a turnaround time averaging four hours.

Circulation
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.

Photocopying
The Erie and Bradenton Learning Resource Centers have two photocopiers at each location. Library patrons must purchase Venda-cards to operate these copiers. The circulation desk sells the Venda-cards.

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

Other available services:

On-Line 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) 866-8152 in Erie, (941)782-5911 in Bradenton or (724) 552-2873 in Greensberg for more information.